SB 118
Modifies provisions relating to detention on arrest without a warrant
LR Number:
Last Action:
2/13/2023 - Voted Do Pass S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2023

Current Bill Summary

SB 118 - Under current law, all persons arrested and confined in any jail, without warrant or other process, for any alleged breach of the peace or other criminal offense, shall be discharged from custody within 24 hours from the time of arrest, unless they are charged with a criminal offense.

This act changes the period of detention on arrest without a warrant to 48 hours if a person is arrested for a criminal offense involving a dangerous felony or deadly weapon.

These provisions are identical to provisions in SCS/HB 2088, et al (2022), SCS/HB 2697, et al (2022), SS/SCS/SB 850 (2022), SB 766 (2022), SB 130 (2021), and SCS/SB 520 (2020).



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