2003-2004 Regular Session - HB 1395
Electronic Recording of Defendant's Statement Act; enact
First Reader Summary
A BILL to amend Title 17 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to criminal procedure, so as to require the recording of a defendant's custodial statement under certain circumstances; to provide for a short title; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for definitions; to provide for general guidelines relating to the admissibility of a defendant's statement and exceptions thereto; to provide regulations for preserving a defendant's statement; to amend Title 35 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to law enforcement officers and agencies, so as to provide for training in recording a defendant's custodial statement; and for other purposes.
Feb/09/2004 - House Second Readers
Feb/06/2004 - House First Readers
Feb/05/2004 - House Hopper