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HB 1239 - State Court Jury Trial and Public Defender Cost Reduction Act of 2008; enact

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Levitas,Kevin 82nd
Last Action: 2/21/2008 - House Second Readers
House Committee: JudyNC
Assigned To:
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

HB 1239 amends Chapter 1 of Title 40.  The bill provides prosecutorial discretion to pursue certain violations of the title as a civil penalty, for which the only punishment the defendant receives would be the applicable fine for such violation.

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