View Amendment Current Amendment: JUD3342.003.DOCX to Bill 3342 Senator ALLEN and HEMBREE proposed the following amendment (JUD3342.003):    

Amend the bill, as and if amended, page 1, by striking SECTION 1 in its entirety and inserting:

/     SECTION     1.     Chapter 15, Title 17 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

    "Section 17-15-175.     After an initial appearance, a circuit court judge may not issue a general sessions court bench warrant for failure to appear in court upon motion by a solicitor, unless the solicitor has conspicuously posted a list of potential bench warrants at the appropriate courthouse and on the solicitor's Internet website at least forty-eight hours before the bench warrant is requested. This section does not apply if the presiding judge sua sponte issues the bench warrant for failure to appear or the person has been personally served with an appearance date."         /
    Renumber sections to conform.
    Amend title to conform.