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SB352 - Prosecuting Attorneys (Effective Upon Governor's Signature)

Senate Bill 352
Prosecuting Attorneys
Effective Date: Became effective upon Governor’s signature

This bill establishes the procedure for establishing an office of prosecuting attorney; requirements to be appointed as a prosecuting attorney; duties, authority, and compensation of the attorney; provisions for additional assistant prosecuting attorneys; and the procedure in the event of a solicitor general’s death.

This legislation authorizes district attorneys and solicitors-general to bring actions to enforce the Code section related to vehicles overtaking school buses, and also grants jurisdiction of transactions in drug-related objects to municipal courts, if the offense occurred within the corporate limits of the municipality.

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