HB 1896 Victim and witness assistance programs; DCJS to develop guidelines.
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Summary as introduced:
Staff of victim and witness assistance programs. Provides that guidelines developed by the Department of Criminal Justice Services related to the creation of victim and witness assistance programs shall include provisions requiring that local victim witness assistance staff shall be considered employees of the locality within which the program is established and that no elected official shall have authority to appoint or remove such staff.

Full text:
01/10/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102141D  pdf | impact statement

Status:
01/10/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102141D
01/10/17  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/17  House: Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/01/17  House: Subcommittee recommends striking from docket by voice vote
02/07/17  House: Left in Courts of Justice