HB 1477: Access to DNA Evidence and Review in Capital Cases
GENERAL BILL by Joseph
Access to DNA Evidence and Review in Capital Cases; Requires de novo review of evidence in certain death penalty cases; provides defendants sentenced to death has right to access DNA evidence without interference from specified offices.
Last Action: 3/14/2022 House - Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
Date Chamber Action 1/10/2022 House • Filed
1/11/2022 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
1/16/2022 House • Referred to Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
• Referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Now in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
3/12/2022 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
3/14/2022 House • Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
HB 1477, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/10/2022 at 3:39 PM
Bill Text: Analyses: None
Citations - Statutes (2)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 921.142 Sentence of death or life imprisonment for capital drug trafficking felonies; further proceedings to determine sentence. Page 1 (pdf) 925.11 Postsentencing DNA testing. Page 2 (pdf)
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