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2018 Session

Summary of Legislation

Restitution: Victim Confidentiality

SB 457 (Sen. Janet Howell) Confidentiality of victim telephone numbers and email addresses in criminal cases. (Identical to HB 840)

HB 840 (Del. Robert B. Bell) Confidentiality of victim telephone numbers and email addresses in criminal cases. (Identical to SB 457)

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Admissibility of Prior Inconsistent Statements

SB 135 (Sen. Janet Jowell) Criminal cases; admissibility of prior inconsistent statements. (Identical to HB 841)

HB 841 (Del. Robert B. Bell) Admissibility of prior inconsistent statements in a criminal case. (Identical to SB 135)

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Pretrial Services

SB 783 (Sen. Mark Peake) Department of Criminal Justice Services to review pretrial services agencies; report. (Identical to HB 996)

HB 996 (Del. Todd Gilbert) Department of Criminal Justice Services to review pretrial services agencies; report. (Identical to SB 783)

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DNA Databank: Expansion of Misdemeanor Crimes

HB 1264 (Del. David Toscano) DNA analysis upon conviction of certain misdemeanors. (Identical to SB 565)

SB 565 (Sen. Mark Obenshain) DNA analysis upon conviction of certain misdemeanors. (Identical to HB 1264)

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Expansion of Misdemeanor Fingerprinting

(This legislation was a result of the DNA Databank: Expansion of Misdemeanor Crimes study)

SB 566 (Sen. Mark Obenshain) Report of arrests, fingerprints; trespass; disorderly conduct. (Identical to HB 1266)

HB 1266 (Del. David Toscano) Report of arrests, fingerprints; trespass; disorderly conduct. (Identical to SB 566)

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