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CS/CS/SB 596: Criminal Conflict and Civil Regional Counsels

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Judiciary ; Baxley

Criminal Conflict and Civil Regional Counsels; Specifying the responsibilities of regional counsels regarding witness coordination; removing the requirement that regional counsel employees be governed by Justice Administrative Commission classification and salary and benefits plans; authorizing regional counsels to access certain confidential information relating to proceedings involving children under specified circumstances; authorizing regional counsel offices to obtain fictitious names for motor vehicle and vessel plates or decals, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act, this act shall take effect July 1, 2022
Last Action: 3/8/2022 Senate - Ordered enrolled -SJ 735
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/21/2021 Senate • Filed
11/3/2021 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 37
1/3/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 01/10/22, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
1/10/2022 Senate • CS by Judiciary; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 96
1/11/2022 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Introduced -SJ 36
• CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 92
1/12/2022 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
1/14/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 01/19/22, 1:00 pm, 37 Senate Building
1/19/2022 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 211
• Now in Appropriations
2/21/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/24/22, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/24/2022 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 20 NAYS 0 -SJ 454
2/25/2022 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/01/22 -SJ 484
2/28/2022 Senate • CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 455
3/1/2022 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 473
• Read 3rd time -SJ 474
• CS passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 474
3/1/2022 House • In Messages
3/4/2022 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
• Bill added to Special Order Calendar (3/7/2022)
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 2)
3/7/2022 House • Read 2nd time
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
3/8/2022 House • Read 3rd time
• CS passed; YEAS 117, NAYS 0
3/8/2022 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 735