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CS/CS/SB 234: Disclosure of Grand Jury Testimony

GENERAL BILL by Rules ; Judiciary ; Polsky ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Martin

Disclosure of Grand Jury Testimony; Revising the list of persons prohibited from disclosing the testimony of a witness examined before, or the evidence received by, a grand jury; creating an exception for a request by the media or an interested person to the prohibited publishing, broadcasting, disclosing, divulging, or communicating of any testimony of a witness examined before the grand jury, or the content, gist, or import thereof; providing criminal penalties, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2024
Last Action: 2/21/2024 Senate - Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 117
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/19/2023 Senate • Filed
11/7/2023 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules
12/4/2023 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 12/13/23, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
12/13/2023 Senate • CS by Judiciary; YEAS 8 NAYS 0
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
12/14/2023 Senate • Now in Criminal Justice
1/5/2024 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 01/10/24, 8:30 am, 37 Senate Building
1/9/2024 Senate • Introduced
• CS by Judiciary read 1st time
1/10/2024 Senate • Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 8 NAYS 0
• Now in Rules
2/5/2024 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/08/24, 8:30 am, 412 Knott Building
2/8/2024 Senate • CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 20 NAYS 0
2/9/2024 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2/13/2024 Senate • CS/CS by Rules read 1st time
2/15/2024 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/21/24
2/21/2024 Senate • Read 2nd time
• Substituted CS/HB 117
• Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 117