MULLIGAN, KRAUSE, HOWARD, ERWIN, BURKE, MATHIAS, COULSON,
BEAUBIEN, BRADY, KURTZ, MEYER, MCAULIFFE, BASSI AND GILES.
CRIM PRO-INFORMANT-JURY INSTR
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that in
any case involving an offense in which the prosecution attempts to
introduce evidence of incriminating statements made by the accused to
an informant, the prosecution must timely disclose certain information
during discovery. Provides that the prosecution must show by clear
and convincing evidence that the informant's testimony is reliable
before the court allows the testimony at trial. Provides that the
provisions do not apply to statements that are lawfully recorded.
Applies to all actions initiated on or after January 1, 2002.
Effective January 1, 2002.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: JAN-07-2003
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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