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SB 1382: Expert Witnesses


Expert Witnesses; Requiring the court to pay reasonable fees to members of the examining committee for their evaluation and testimony regarding persons with disabilities; requiring the court to pay for the evaluation and testimony of an expert for a defendant on conditional release under certain circumstances; authorizing a defendant who has an alleged pregnancy to retain, at the defendant’s expense rather than the county’s, one or more physicians, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  4. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/1/2017 Senate • Filed
3/14/2017 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 189
3/15/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 189
5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary