Criminal cases; admissibility of prior inconsistent statements. (HB2363)

Introduced By

Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Admissibility of prior inconsistent statements in a criminal case. Provides that in all criminal cases, evidence of a statement made by a witness is not made inadmissible by the hearsay rule if the statement is inconsistent with his testimony at the hearing or trial, the witness is subject to cross-examination concerning the statement, and the statement (i) was made under oath and describes or explains an event or condition of which the witness had personal knowledge, and (ii) is proved to have been written or signed by the witness, the witness acknowledged under oath the making of the statement, or the statement is proved to have been accurately recorded. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 096652516
01/14/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/20/2009Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/04/2009Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
02/10/2009Left in Courts of Justice