CS/SB 378: Expert Testimony
GENERAL BILL by Budget ; Richter
Expert Testimony; Providing 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; providing that the elements necessary to permit a witness to testify as an expert witness are satisfied if the principles or methods on which such knowledge is based are generally accepted by the relevant expert community; providing that facts or data that are otherwise inadmissible in evidence may not be disclosed to the jury by the proponent of the opinion or inference unless the court determines that the probative value of the facts or data in assisting the jury to evaluate the expert’s opinion substantially outweighs the prejudicial effect of the facts or data, etc.
Last Action: 3/8/2012 Senate - Laid on Table -SJ 1065
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
- Judiciary (JU)
- Budget (BC)
• Referred to Judiciary; Budget -SJ 36
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 01/12/12, 10:15 am, 110 Senate Office Building
• Introduced -SJ 36
• Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 5 NAYS 2 -SJ 135
• Now in Budget -SJ 135
• Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations -SJ 161
• Now in Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations
• Recalled from Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations -SJ 255
• Now in Budget
• On Committee agenda-- Budget, 02/28/12, 4:30 pm, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
• On Committee agenda-- Budget, 02/29/12, 2:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
• CS by- Budget; YEAS 21 NAYS 0 -SJ 805
• Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 805
• CS by Budget read 1st time -SJ 806
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/08/12
• Read 2nd time -SJ 1064
• Substituted HB 243 (Died in House returning Messages) -SJ 1065
• Laid on Table -SJ 1065
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