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2015 Regular Session
Overview
At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Senator Boquist, Gelser, Kruse, Representative Williamson
Regular Sponsors: Representative Krieger
Bill Title: Relating to the verbatim recording of grand jury proceedings; declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Directs presiding judge of each judicial district to instruct grand jury to record proceedings except for deliberations and voting .
Directs presiding judge of each judicial district to ensure all] instruct grand jury to record proceedings except for deliberations and voting are recorded verbatim]. Authorizes recording by certified shorthand reporter or suitable audio electronic recording device operated by designated grand juror] grand jury clerk. Directs court to provide and maintain recording devices for recording of grand jury proceedings. Creates procedures for, and specifies limitations on, obtaining recordings or transcripts of grand jury proceedings. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In Senate Committee
Current Committee: Joint Committee On Ways and Means
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