91st General Assembly
Summary of SB1907
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Short description: 
CRIM PRO-DISMISSAL                                                         

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure  of  1963.   Provides  that      
   upon the written motion of the defendant made prior to trial before or      
   after  a  plea  has been entered the court may dismiss the indictment,      
   information, or complaint upon the following grounds: (1) the  knowing      
   use of or the failure to correct perjury given at the grand jury which      
   returned  an  indictment;  (2)  the failure of the State's Attorney to      
   inform the grand jury of the existence of evidence exculpatory to  the      
   accused when the existence of that evidence is known to the State; (3)      
   the  failure  of the State to present a defendant under arrest without      
   unnecessary delay before the nearest and most accessible judge in  the      
   county; or (4) the failure of the State to either indict the defendant      
   before  a  grand jury or to provide the defendant a prompt preliminary      
   hearing to establish probable cause.  Effective immediately.                
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 01-01-09

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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