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Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 6699
Session Year 2013
 


AN ACT CONCERNING PRETRIAL DIVERSIONARY PROGRAMS.

To: (1) Revise the pretrial drug education program by redesignating the program as a pretrial drug education and community service program and revising eligibility and participation requirements for the program, (2) limit eligibility for the community service labor program to enumerated offenses after conviction, (3) revise the eligibility criteria for accelerated rehabilitation, (4) expand mediation programs in criminal prosecutions to all geographical area court locations, (5) permit a court or prosecutor to consider the fact that a defendant has made a monetary contribution to a private nonprofit charity or other nonprofit organization, in a manner currently permitted for the consideration of community service work, and (6) require criminal defense attorneys to wait thirty days after an arrest of a defendant in a criminal matter before sending a written communication to solicit the defendant as a prospective client.

Introduced by:
Judiciary Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 6/24/2013Signed by the Governor
 6/11/2013Transmitted by Secretary of the State to Governor
 6/10/2013Transmitted to the Secretary of State
 6/6/2013(LCO)Public Act 13-159
 5/31/2013On Consent Calendar / In Concurrence
 5/31/2013Senate Passed as Amended by House Amendment Schedule A
 5/31/2013Senate Adopted House Amendment Schedule A
 5/27/2013File Number 868
 5/27/2013Senate Calendar Number 653
 5/27/2013Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 5/24/2013House Passed as Amended by House Amendment Schedule A
 5/24/2013House Adopted House Amendment Schedule A 7541
 5/16/2013Tabled for the Calendar, House
 5/16/2013No New File by Committee on Appropriations
 5/16/2013(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 5/16/2013(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 5/16/2013(APP)Joint Favorable
 5/14/2013Referred by House to Committee on Appropriations
 5/6/2013(LCO)File Number 742
 5/6/2013House Calendar Number 521
 5/6/2013Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 5/6/2013(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/29/2013(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 05/06/13 10:00 AM
 4/19/2013(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/19/2013(JUD)Joint Favorable Substitute
 4/11/2013Public Hearing 04/15
 4/10/2013Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

Co-sponsors of HB-6699

Sen. Martin M. Looney, 11th Dist.
Sen. Carlo Leone, 27th Dist.
Sen. Steve Cassano, 4th Dist.
Sen. Toni Nathaniel Harp, 10th Dist.
Rep. Michael L. Molgano, 144th Dist.

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