92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB6019
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Short description: 
CRIMINAL CD-NEW TRIAL                                                      

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963.  Provides that  an      
   investigative entity must turn over to the prosecutor all information,      
   whether  incriminating  or  exculpatory, gathered in an investigation.      
   Adds provisions for a petition for a new trial based on an independent      
   claim of actual innocence based on newly discovered  evidence.    Adds      
   provisions  for  the  actual  innocence  hearing.   Requires  that the      
   defendant establish his or  her  innocence  by  clear  and  convincing      
   evidence before the court may order a new trial.                            
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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