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HB 1683 Offense against two or more statutes or ordinances; double jeopardy.

Introduced by: Ryan T. McDougle | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS PASSED: (all summaries)

Offense against two or more statutes or ordinances; double jeopardy. Amends statute that provides that a prosecution under a federal statute is a bar to prosecution under the comparable state statute to state that prosecution under a federal statute is deemed commenced when jeopardy attaches. Under current law a federal prosecution is deemed commenced with the return of an indictment by a grand jury or the filing of an information.


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