The Assembly on Friday abruptly pulled from consideration a bill to topple a state Supreme Court decision that made the state financially liable for defending and indemnifying county prosecutors sued for violating defendants’ rights.

The sponsor of the bill in the lower house, Assemblyman Neil Cohen, D-Union, says it was removed from the voting list because of “questions about public policy and the financial impact it could have on counties.” The body will not take up the matter again until the end of the summer recess.

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