06RS HB747


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HB 747/LM (BR 1420) - R. Webb

     AN ACT relating to criminal law.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 455 to require that all criminal homicide 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, create a provision stating that access to recorded interrogations is subject to the limitations of the Kentucky Open Records Act; request Kentucky Supreme Court to create model jury instructions.


     HCS/LM - Require interrogation tape to be released to defendant's attorney no later than 30 days, or earlier if ordered by the court.

     Feb 27-introduced in House
     Feb 28-to Judiciary (H)
     Mar 7-posted in committee; posting waived
     Mar 8-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 9-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 15-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 16, 2006
     Mar 21-taken from the Regular Orders of the Day; recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)

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