04RS HB390


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HB 390/CI (BR 1325) - L. Napier, J. Adams, S. Baugh, T. Burch, Dw. Butler, P. Clark, H. Cornett, B. Crall, C. Embry Jr, T. Feeley, D. Ford, K. Hall, J. Jenkins, M. Marzian, R. Palumbo, A. Simpson, K. Stein, T. Turner, C. Walton, J. Wayne, R. Webb

     AN ACT relating to criminal law.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 455 to require that all felony interrogations be recorded; allow for use of the recording at trial by both the prosecution and defense, establish control over the use of taped interrogations outside court proceedings, and set a schedule for destruction of recordings.


     HCS - Delete original provision of the bill requiring all felony interrogations be recorded and insert provision requiring that all capital felony interrogations be recorded; insert an additional provision allowing public access to recordings in limited circumstances; delete provision relating to destruction and replace with extended period.

     HFA (1, C. Geveden) - Retain original provisions of the bill; create a new provision stating that press access to recorded interrogations is subject to the limitations of the Kentucky Open Records Act.

     Jan 28-introduced in House
     Jan 29-to Judiciary (H)
     Feb 4-posted in committee
     Mar 10-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 11-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 17-recommitted to Judiciary (H)

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