Bill Status of HB3598 100th General Assembly
Short Description: PETITION-SPECIAL PROSECUTOR
Rep. Justin Slaughter and Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
| 3/31/2017||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Counties Code. Provides that a court considering the petition of an interested person to appoint a special prosecutor shall presume, without demonstration from the petitioner, a conflict of interest on behalf of any State's Attorney not exclusively assigned to cases in which the defendant or defendants are members of any law enforcement agency, when the underlying charges concern misconduct allegedly committed by the officer during the performance of official duties, while in uniform, while on duty, or after announcing his or her status as a law enforcement officer. Effective immediately.