2015 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Chief Sponsors:||Representative Lininger, Williamson|
|Regular Sponsors:||Representative Barker, Senator Prozanski|
|Bill Title:||Relating to DNA testing for certain convicted persons.|
|Catchline/Summary:||Permits any person convicted of aggravated murder or felony with relevant DNA evidence to file motion for DNA testing.
Changes requirements for prima facie showing and standard for court to order DNA testing. Removes mandatory sentence enhancement as basis for filing motion. Requires state to answer motion. Authorizes court to allow witness testimony. Prohibits testimony of victim without victim's consent. Requires court to make findings when issuing order for DNA testing. Provides that person filing motion for DNA testing is entitled to counsel at all stages of proceedings concerning DNA testing.
|Chapter Number:||Chapter 564|
|Fiscal Impact:||Has Minimal Fiscal Impact|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||Chapter Number Assigned|