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HB20-1123:Grace Period before Failure To Appear Warrant

Criminal Legal Reform
Bill Number: HB20-1123
Year: 2020
ACLU Position: Support
Sponsors: Lontine/Soper/Lee


The bill prohibits a court from issuing a warrant for failing to appear at a scheduled court appearance for 72 hours after the missed appearance. If the defendant presents himself or herself to the court during the 72-hour period, the court shall not issue a warrant.

Current Status:

House Committee on Judiciary Postpone Indefinitely (02/27/2020)
Introduced In House - Assigned to Judiciary (1/15/20)

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