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House Bill 1370


House Bill 1370

ARCHIVE (2006)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Special prosecutors and inspector general. Permits the chief judge of the court of appeals to appoint a special prosecuting attorney to investigate or prosecute a matter within the competence of the inspector general if a conflict of interest, the appearance of impropriety, or the possible commission of a crime would disqualify the inspector general. Requires the special prosecuting attorney to be an elected prosecuting attorney or a chief deputy prosecuting attorney. Gives the special prosecuting attorney investigative and prosecutorial powers similar to those of the inspector general. Makes conforming amendments.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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