Personal appearance by 2-way electronic video/audio communication; at or after trial before judge. (HB5147)

Introduced By

Del. Ronnie Campbell (R-Raphine)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Personal appearance by two-way electronic video and audio communication; at or after trial before a judge; emergency. Allows a personal appearance required or permitted at or after trial before a judge to be made using two-way electronic video and audio communication (i) with the consent of the defendant and the Commonwealth and (ii) if the defendant has waived his right to be present at trial and the court ascertains that such waiver is voluntary and intelligently made. The bill contains an emergency clause. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
09/01/2020Committee
09/01/2020Presented and ordered printed with emergency clause 20200890D
09/01/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
09/03/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB5147)
11/09/2020Left in Courts of Justice

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