H.B. No. 0116

Recording of custodial interrogations.


Sponsored By:     Representative(s) Mercer, Bagby, Cohee, Gingery, Hallinan, Landon and Thompson and Senator(s) Dockstader and Hastert


AN ACT relating to criminal procedure; requiring electronic recording of custodial interrogations as specified; establishing procedures for interrogations of suspects; prohibiting the admission in court of statements that were not recorded as specified; providing exceptions; providing definitions; and providing for an effective date.


1/7/2009    Bill Number Assigned

1/13/2009   H Received for Introduction

1/21/2009   H Introduced and Referred to H01; No Report Prior to CoW Cutoff

3/2/2009    Motion to Do Pass Failed



Ayes:  Representative(s) Bagby and Mercer

Nays:  Representative(s) Barbuto, Cannady, Gingery, Patton, Peasley, Quarberg and Throne

Ayes 2    Nays 7    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 0


3/2/2009    H Committee Returned Bill Pursuant to HR 4-3(c)