- Criminal Procedure - Cameras in the Courtroom - Criminal Sentencing Hearings (Cameras in the Courtroom Act of 2020)
- Sponsored by
- Delegates Kipke, Szeliga, Adams, Anderton, Arikan, Chisholm, Ciliberti, Clark, Corderman, Cox, Ghrist, Griffith, Hartman, Howard, Jacobs, Krebs, Long, Mangione, Mautz, McComas, McKay, Metzgar, Morgan, Otto, Parrott, Reilly, Rose, Saab, and Wivell
- In the House - Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.
- Fiscal and Policy Note
Creating an exception to the general prohibition against recording or broadcasting a criminal sentencing hearing; establishing requirements that a media organization file a certain written request to provide media coverage of a criminal sentencing hearing with the clerk of the court at least 24 hours before the hearing is scheduled to begin; requiring the clerk of the court to provide notice of the request to each party involved in the criminal proceeding; providing certain factors that a presiding judge may consider; etc.
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2020
Last Updated: 2/24/2020 11:52 AM