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BILL AS INTRODUCED 2007-2008

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S.57

Introduced by Senator Sears of Bennington District

Referred to Committee on

Date:

Subject:  Criminal procedures; sunsets for restitution unit and search warrants
 by fax; extension for juvenile proceedings study committee

Statement of purpose:  This bill proposes to eliminate the sunset provisions for warrants by fax and for the restitution unit and the crime victims’ restitution special fund, and to provide the juvenile proceedings study committee with one additional year within which to complete its report.

AN ACT RELATING TO ELIMINATING CERTAIN SUNSET PROVISIONS AND EXTENDING THE JUVENILE PROCEEDINGS STUDY COMMITTEE

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec. 1.  REPEAL OF SUNSET FOR WARRANTS BY FAX

The following sections, all related to the sunset for warrants by fax, are repealed:

(1)  Sec. 4 of No. 44 of the Acts of 1997.

(2)  Sec. 34 of No. 121 of the Acts of the 1997 Adj. Sess. (1998).

(3)  Sec. 3 of No. 131 of the Acts of the 2001 Adj. Sess. (2002).


Sec. 2.  REPEAL OF SUNSET FOR RESTITUTION UNIT AND CRIME
             VICTIMS’ RESTITUTION SPECIAL FUND

Sec. 16 of No. 57 of the Acts of the 2003 Adj. Sess. (2004) (sunset for restitution unit and crime victims’ restitution special fund) is repealed. 

Sec. 3.  Sec. 8 of No. 198 of the Acts of the 2005 Adj. Session (2006) is amended to read:

Sec. 8.  STUDY

(a)  A committee shall be established for the purpose of studying and recommending legislative changes to chapter 55 of Title 33, relating to juvenile delinquency and children in need of care or supervision proceedings. 

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(d)  The committee shall report its findings and recommendations to the house and senate committees on judiciary by January 15, 2007 January 1, 2008, after which the committee shall cease to exist.



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The Vermont General Assembly
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