CS/HB 643: Eyewitness Identification
GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; Harrell ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Cortes, B. ; Plakon
Eyewitness Identification; Requires law enforcement agencies that conduct lineups to follow specified procedures; requires eyewitnesses to sign acknowledgment that they have received instructions about lineup procedures; requires lineup administrators to document refusal of eyewitness to acknowledge receipt; specifies remedies for failing to adhere to procedures; requires Criminal Justice Standards & Training Commission to create educational materials & provide training.
Last Action: 4/27/2017 House - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 312 (Ch. 2017-91) -HJ 948
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 79
• Introduced -HJ 79
• On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 03/15/17, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 383
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 379
• Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 394
• On Committee agenda-- Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 03/27/17, 12:30 pm, Morris Hall
• Favorable by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -HJ 464
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 464
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 04/20/17, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
• Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 786
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 786
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/27/17
• Substituted CS/SB 312 -HJ 948
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 312 (Ch. 2017-91) -HJ 948
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