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Bill Detail: SB19-071

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Title Child Hearsay Exception
Status Governor Signed (03/21/2019)
Bill Subjects
  • Courts & Judicial
House Sponsors D. Roberts (D)
Senate Sponsors R. Fields (D)
House Committee Judiciary
Senate Committee Judiciary
Date Introduced 01/10/2019

The bill amends the statutory exception to the hearsay rule to admit
an out-of-court statement made by a child if certain conditions are
  • Any criminal or delinquency proceeding in which the child
(a person under 13 years of age) is alleged to have been a
victim; or

  • Any criminal, delinquency, or civil proceeding in which the
child describes all or part of an offense of unlawful sexual

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