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SB 382: Judicial Accountability


Judicial Accountability; Requiring the Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability to collect specified information and prepare a report on the sentences imposed by each circuit judge and county judge in criminal and juvenile cases; requiring the office to post the report annually by a specified date to its website; requiring disqualification of a judge from a case involving a member of a certain demographic group for which there is evidence of disparity in sentencing by that judge with regard to that demographic group, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Appropriations (AP)
  4. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/17/2017 Senate • Filed
2/1/2017 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 64
2/27/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 03/06/17, 1:30 pm, 37 Senate Office Building --Amendment(s) Adopted - Temporarily Postponed
3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 64
5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice