Authorizing a court in a criminal proceeding to allow a facility dog or therapy dog to accompany a child witness during testimony on motion by a party; requiring the motion to include the facility or therapy dog's credentials, proof of insurance for the facility or therapy dog, statements that an established relationship, in anticipation of testimony, exists between the child and facility or therapy dog and that the dog's presence is expected to reduce anxiety experienced by the child witness during testimony; etc.
Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
|Date Posted||Document Name|
|12/17/2015||Text - First - Child Witness - Facility and Therapy Dogs - Support|
|2/05/2016||Vote - Senate - Committee - Judicial Proceedings|
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