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SB 1346: Felony Settlement Conferences

GENERAL BILL by Brandes

Felony Settlement Conferences; Authorizing circuit courts to establish settlement conferences in felony matters; requiring settlement conferences to be presided over by a settlement conference judge; specifying requirements for settlement conference judges; prohibiting the trial judge presiding over the pending matter from presiding over the felony settlement conference; authorizing circuit courts using felony settlement conferences to adopt procedures, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 3/30/2021 Senate - Now in Rules
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/16/2021 Senate • Filed
2/24/2021 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules -SJ 134
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 134
3/10/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/15/21, 3:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/15/2021 Senate • Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 247
3/16/2021 Senate • Now in Criminal Justice
3/25/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 03/30/21, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Building
3/30/2021 Senate • Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 342
• Now in Rules