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CS/SB 822: Expert Testimony

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary ; Bogdanoff

Expert Testimony; Provides that a witness qualified as an expert by knowledge, skill, experience, training, or education may testify in the form of an opinion as to the facts at issue in a case under certain circumstances. Requires the courts of this state to interpret and apply the principles of expert testimony in conformity with specified United States Supreme Court decisions, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died on Calendar
Location: On Special Order Calendar
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/4/2011 Senate • Filed
2/9/2011 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Budget -SJ 65
3/4/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/09/11, 3:15 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 65
3/9/2011 Senate • CS by Judiciary; YEAS 5 NAYS 2 -SJ 204
3/11/2011 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/14/2011 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 204
• Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations -SJ 210
• Now in Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations
• On Committee agenda-- Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations, 03/17/11, 10:15 am, 37 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
• CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 213
4/7/2011 Senate • Also referred to Rules -SJ 461
4/20/2011 Senate • Recalled from Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations -SJ 473
• Now in Budget
• On Committee agenda-- Budget, 04/25/11, 1:15 pm, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
4/21/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget, 04/26/11, 9:45 am, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
• On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/26/11, 1:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building--Not Received
4/28/2011 Senate • Withdrawn from- Rules -SJ 568
5/4/2011 Senate • Withdrawn from Budget -SJ 789
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
5/5/2011 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 05/05/11
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 05/06/11
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died on Calendar