IN SB0216 | 2011 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on May 17 2011 - 100% progression
Action: 2011-05-18 - Effective 07/01/2011
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Allows a court to permit a defendant to inspect, view, and examine material that constitutes child pornography at a state or local court or law enforcement facility if the defendant demonstrates that inspecting, viewing, and examining the material is necessary to the defendant's defense. Requires a court to impose certain restrictions on the inspection, viewing, and examination of the material.

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Access to child pornography in criminal discovery.


Roll Calls

2011-04-19 - Senate - Senate - Senate concurred in House amendments (Y: 38 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2011-04-08 - House - House - Third reading: passed (Y: 88 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 11) [PASS]
2011-02-03 - Senate - Senate - Third reading: passed (Y: 47 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2011-05-18 Effective 07/01/2011
2011-05-17 Public Law 148
2011-05-10 Signed by the Governor
2011-05-02 Signed by the President of the Senate
2011-04-27 Signed by the Speaker
2011-04-26 Signed by the President Pro Tempore
2011-04-19 Senate concurred in House amendments; Roll Call 379: yeas 46, nays 1
2011-04-11 Motion to concur in House amendments filed
2011-04-08 Returned to the Senate with amendments
2011-04-08 Third reading: passed; Roll Call 433: yeas 88, nays 0
2011-04-07 Second reading: ordered engrossed
2011-04-04 Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
2011-03-28 First reading: referred to Committee on Courts and Criminal Code
2011-02-03 Cosponsor: Rep. L. Lawson
2011-02-03 House sponsor: Rep. Foley
2011-02-03 Referred to the House
2011-02-03 Third reading: passed; Roll Call 67: yeas 47 and nays 1
2011-01-31 Senator Broden added as coauthor
2011-01-31 Second reading: ordered engrossed
2011-01-27 Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
2011-01-05 First reading: referred to Committee on Judiciary
2011-01-05 Authored by Senator Bray

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