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SB 296: Statements Made by a Criminal Defendant


Statements Made by a Criminal Defendant; Requiring that hearsay statements made during certain custodial interrogations comply with specified requirements in order to be admissible; describing circumstances in which an oral, written, or sign-language statement made by an interrogee during a custodial interrogation is presumed inadmissible as evidence against such person unless certain requirements are met; providing for the admissibility of certain statements of an interrogee when made in certain proceedings or when obtained by federal officers or officers from other jurisdictions, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/6/2017 Senate • Filed
1/25/2017 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 57
2/13/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 02/21/17, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Office Building
2/21/2017 Senate • Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 7 NAYS 0
• Now in Judiciary
3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 57
5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary