Bill Status of SB2557 100th General Assembly
Short Description: CRIM PRO-VIDEO CONFERENCE
Sen. Laura M. Murphy
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that whenever the appearance in person in court, in either a civil or criminal proceeding, is required of anyone held in a place of custody or confinement operated by the State or any of its political subdivisions, including counties and municipalities, the chief judge of the circuit by rule may permit the personal appearance to be made by means of two-way audio-visual communication, including closed circuit television and computerized video conference at a sentencing hearing for a defendant who at the time of the proceeding was serving a sentence of imprisonment for another offense.