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SB 1812: Duties of State Attorneys


Duties of State Attorneys; Providing that a state attorney’s neglect of duty may serve as a basis for an investigation, a case, or a matter to be reassigned to another judicial circuit; providing the duties of state attorneys; requiring state attorneys to exercise prosecutorial discretion on a case-specific basis in a specified manner; providing that a state attorney adopting certain blanket policies constitutes a failure to execute his or her duty; requiring the state attorney to provide a specified written response, upon the Governor’s request, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 3/14/2022 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/7/2022 Senate • Filed
1/12/2022 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 155
1/18/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 155
3/12/2022 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
3/14/2022 Senate • Died in Criminal Justice