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HB18-1081

State Court Administrator Reminder Call Center

Concerning requiring the state court administrator to administer a division to remind criminal defendants to appear in court as scheduled, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
Session:
2018 Regular Session
Subject:
Courts & Judicial
Bill Summary

The bill requires the state court administrator to administer a court reminder program to remind criminal defendants to appear at their scheduled hearings in the county courts and district courts of the state, except for the Denver county court. The objective of the program is to significantly reduce the number of defendants who are committed to the custody of a county jail solely as a result of their failure to appear in court.

The bill makes an appropriation.


(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Status

Introduced
Lost

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