2018 Keyword - Criminal Procedure

HB 1052authorize the executive director of the Board of Pardons and Paroles to issue a warrant in the event of any escape from extended confinement. 
HB 1054revise certain provisions regarding crimes that are considered violent for parole calculation purposes. 
HB 1077update certain language regarding capital punishment and to revise the mandatory sentence for persons with an intellectual disability convicted of murder in the first degree. 
HB 1095revise certain provisions regarding clerk magistrate jurisdiction. 
HB 1123prohibit certain persons suffering from a severe mental illness from receiving capital punishment. 
HB 1160transfer victim services from the Department of Social Services to the Department of Public Safety, to increase a surcharge to increase revenues to the crime victims' compensation fund, and to revise certain provisions regarding the awarding of claims from the fund. 
HB 1174revise certain provisions regarding rights for crime victims. 
HB 1209require a National Instant Criminal Background Check for certain concealed carry permits. 
HB 1280revise certain provisions regarding the calculation of suspended prison sentences. 
HB 1281revise certain provisions regarding persons on probation and to declare an emergency. 
SB 67permit a victim of child sex trafficking or exploitation to expunge any criminal or delinquency record obtained as a result of the victimization. 
SB 155revise certain provisions regarding the liability of the cost of jail confinement. 
SB 180authorize the establishment of pretrial diversion programs. 
SB 182revise certain provisions regarding the crime of rape. 
SB 185revise certain provisions regarding criminal record expungement. 
SB 191provide certain venue for enforcement of protection orders and conditions for no contact. 
SB 193require certain local governmental units to cooperate with federal agencies and to provide a penalty therefor.