This bill would provide for the voluntary transfer of a case from a municipal court to the county district or circuit court when the defendant qualifies for a pretrial diversion program, mental health court, drug court, veterans' court, or similar program that is offered by the district attorney's office or the county district or circuit court and not offered by the municipal court
This bill would specify that both the defendant and the municipal court in the case shall retain the right to object to the transfer of the case
Relating to municipal courts; to provide for the transfer of a municipal court case under certain circumstances.
|February 6, 2020||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Judiciary|
|Hearing||March 25, 2020||Room 200 at 13:30||House JUDY Hearing|
|Bill Text||HB163 Alabama 2020 Session - Introduced|