SB 1382: Victim and Witness Protection
GENERAL BILL by Flores
Victim and Witness Protection; Increasing the maximum age of victims and witnesses for whom the court may order the use of videotaped testimony and closed circuit television in court proceedings in lieu of testifying in open court; revising the corroboration requirements for certain victim testimony and the admissibility of certain evidence in prosecutions to include specified human trafficking and lewd or lascivious offenses, etc.
Last Action: 3/11/2016 Senate - Died in Judiciary, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 1294 (Ch. 2016-199)
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- Criminal Justice (CJ)
- Judiciary (JU)
- Fiscal Policy (FP)
• Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Fiscal Policy -SJ 186
• Introduced -SJ 186
• On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 02/08/16, 4:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building --Not Considered
• On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 02/16/16, 10:00 am, 37 Senate Office Building
• Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 424
• Now in Judiciary -SJ 424
• Died in Judiciary, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 1294 (Ch. 2016-199)
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