04RS HB334


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HB 334 (BR 948) - P. Clark

     AN ACT relating to criminal procedure.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 421 to establish procedures for the use of jailhouse informant testimony in capital cases, including disclosure to the defendant of informant's criminal background and prior testimonial history, the elements of any arrangement the Commonwealth has made in exchange for the testimony, and the substance of the testimony itself together with the circumstances of its disclosure to the Commonwealth, and additionally require the court to deny admission into evidence of statements the court finds to not be reliable.

     Jan 20-introduced in House
     Jan 21-to Judiciary (H)

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