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HB 293: Evidence; procedure relating to child’s testimony of sexual contact or physical abuse; provide effective date

Voted on Monday February 27, 2017

John Pezold's thoughts

This legislation more clearly defines the existing code section about ‘child hearsay’ and allows it to be entered into the record at trial for any case after the code section took effect.

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John Pezold's Vote

Vote Totals

The table below breaks down the total number of votes, and marks the majority vote.

Voted Total % Majority Vote?
Yea 161 89.4% Majority Vote
Nay 2 1.1%
Did not vote 10 5.6%
Excused 7 3.9%