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Clarify Intellectual And Developmental Disabilities Hearsay Exception

Concerning the hearsay exception for persons with an intellectual and developmental disability when a defendant is charged with a crime against an at-risk person.
2017 Regular Session
Courts & Judicial
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

Under current law, there is an exception to the hearsay rule for a person with an intellectual and developmental disability if the out-of-court statement relates to certain specified crimes. Current law also provides increased penalties if certain crimes are committed against at-risk persons. The bill clarifies that the hearsay exception applies if the defendant is charged under the increased penalties for crimes against at-risk persons.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    03/30/2017 Signed Act PDF
    03/22/2017 Final Act PDF
    03/15/2017 Rerevised PDF
    03/14/2017 Revised PDF
    01/31/2017 Reengrossed PDF
    01/30/2017 Engrossed PDF
    01/11/2017 Introduced PDF

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