SB 1328 (2021) -  Vulnerable Victims and Witnesses

by Book (CO-SPONSORS) Rouson
Revising the standard for orders to protect certain testifying victims and witnesses; prohibiting depositions of certain victims and witnesses in certain proceedings without a showing of good cause; requiring the court to appoint a guardian ad litem or other advocate for the deponent under certain circumstances; authorizing the court to request the aid of an interpreter; requiring the court to make specific findings of fact on the record for certain orders and rulings, etc.
Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Event: 04/30/21 S Died in Judiciary on Friday, April 30, 2021 2:40 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

Senate Referrals

  • Judiciary
  • Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
  • Rules

Related Bills

Staff Analysis

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Vote History

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Died in Judiciary Time: 04/30/2021 - 2:40 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S Introduced -SJ 133 Time: 03/02/2021 - 11:09 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Referred to Judiciary; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Rules -SJ 133 Time: 02/24/2021 - 4:07 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 02/16/2021 - 1:09 PM Member: Committee: Version: __

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

Statute Other Bill Citations
92.55 SB 126, HB 465, CS/CS/SB 1826*

(*) Not the latest version