File Code: Criminal Law - Procedure
Prior Year Introduction As: HB 207/07 - JUD
- Sponsored By:
Criminal Procedure - Cameras in the Courtroom - Criminal Sentencing Hearings
Repealing a prohibition against recording or broadcasting a criminal
sentencing hearing; establishing specified requirements for a media
organization's request to provide media coverage of a criminal
sentencing hearing; requiring the clerk of court to provide notice to
specified parties; providing specified factors that a presiding judge
may consider; authorizing the presiding judge to grant or limit a
specified request to provide media coverage; prohibiting a presiding
judge from granting specified requests for media coverage; etc.
Legislative date is used to record
history occuring in the Chambers
otherwise Calendar date is used.
- First Reading Judiciary
- Hearing 2/5 at 1:00 p.m.
- Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
- No Action
Bill indexed under the following Subjects:
- Clerks of Court
- Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans`; etc.
- News Media
- Public Information
- Recordings -see also- Video
- Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Bill affects the following Statute:
- Criminal Procedure
- Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format):
Third Reading, Enrolled
- Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format):