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Senate Bill 0031


Senate Bill 0031

ARCHIVE (2013)

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DIGEST OF SB 31 (Updated March 18, 2013 2:06 pm - DI 84)


Habitual offender charge filing deadline. Allows an indictment or information to be amended to include a habitual offender charge if the amendment is filed at least 30 days before trial. Permits such an amendment to be made at any time if it does not prejudice the substantial rights of the defendant. Provides that if an amendment is made less than 30 days before trial, the court shall grant a continuance to the: (1) state, for good cause shown; or (2) defendant, for any reason. (Current law provides that such an amendment of an indictment or information to include a habitual offender charge must be made: (1) not later than 10 days after the omnibus date; or (2) upon a showing of good cause, at any time before the trial.)
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