CS/SB 1294: Victim and Witness Protection
GENERAL BILL by Fiscal Policy ; Flores ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Grimsley ; Sachs ; Bullard
Victim and Witness Protection; Increasing the maximum age at which a victim or witness may be allowed to testify via closed circuit television rather than in a courtroom in certain circumstances; increasing the maximum age of victims and witnesses for whom the court may enter protective orders; including human trafficking and lewd and lascivious offenses in the rules of evidence applicable to sexually-related offenses, etc.
- Criminal Justice (CJ)
- Judiciary (JU)
- Fiscal Policy (FP)
• Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Fiscal Policy -SJ 98
• Introduced -SJ 98
• On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 02/01/16, 4:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
• Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 290
• Now in Judiciary -SJ 290
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/16/16, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
• Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 424
• Now in Fiscal Policy -SJ 424
• On Committee agenda-- Fiscal Policy, 02/29/16, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
• CS by- Fiscal Policy; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 563
• Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 563
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/03/16
• CS by Fiscal Policy read 1st time -SJ 566
• Read 2nd time -SJ 624
• Amendment(s) adopted (397030) -SJ 624
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 625
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -SJ 711
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 711
• In Messages
• Referred to Calendar -HJ 834
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/07/16
• Received -HJ 833
• Temporarily postponed, on 2nd Reading -HJ 871
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/08/16
• Read 2nd time -HJ 925
• Substituted for HB 7075 -HJ 925
• Amendment(s) adopted (181625) -HJ 925
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 941
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 114 NAYS 0 -HJ 941
• In returning messages
• Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (181625) -SJ 929
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 929
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 929
• Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
• Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2016-199
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