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Courts - Evidence of Sexually Assaultive Behavior - Admissibility (The Repeat Sexual Predator Prevention Act of 2017)

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In the Senate - Hearing 2/08 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Providing that, in a prosecution for specified sexual offenses, evidence of other sexually assaultive behavior by the defendant occurring before or after the offense for which the defendant is on trial may be admissible; requiring the State to file a motion to introduce evidence of sexually assaultive behavior at a specified time; requiring a motion to introduce evidence of sexually assaultive behavior to include specified information; requiring the State to provide a copy of the motion to the defendant; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:The President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Bates, Brochin, Cassilly, Eckardt, Edwards, Hershey, Jennings, Lee, Mathias, Norman, Ready, Salling, Serafini, Simonaire, and Waugh
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0369
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2017
By Request of the Governor
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Sexual Offenses
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings

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November 28, 2017 1:10 P.M.