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SB18-222

Reimburse Attorney General Or District Attorneys For Rule 35 Motion Costs

Concerning reimbursing prosecuting attorneys for costs associated with litigating rule 35 of the Colorado criminal procedure motions.
Session:
2018 Regular Session
Subjects:
Courts & Judicial
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

The bill requires the judicial department to reimburse a district attorney for costs associated with litigating postconviction rule 35 of the Colorado criminal procedure motions. Costs include lay and expert witness expenses, travel expenses, subpoena expenses, required transcript costs, and attorney time billed at the same rate as the alternate defense counsel rate. The bill has an effective date of July 1, 2019.


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

Status

Introduced
Lost

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Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Sen. J. Cooke, Sen. B. Gardner
Rep. C. Wist

Sponsor

Co-sponsor

Sen. L. Crowder, Sen. D. Kagan, Sen. J. Tate

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