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SB 72, 49th Regular Session
Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure to provide that at any time after the arrest of a defendant upon an indictment the defendant may obtain an order for special venire upon written motion supported by affidavit of himself or counsel stating that he expects to be ready for the trial of the case at the present term of court and further providing that the State's Attorney may obtain such order upon oral or written motion and further providing that should the State's Attorney file his statement in writing agreeing to waive the death penalty and if such waiver be approved by the court neither the defendant nor the State shall be entitled to a special venire at that or any subsequent term of court.

Author: Howard A. Carney

Subjects:
Criminal Procedure--Trial

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