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SB 1589 - Uncorroborated Jailhouse Informant Testimony Ban - Key Vote

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Uncorroborated Jailhouse Informant Testimony Ban

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (41-37) - (Key vote)

Title: Uncorroborated Jailhouse Informant Testimony Ban

Highlights:
- Requires the testimony of an in-custody informant to be corroborated by other evidence that connects the defendant with the offense [sec. 1 (a)]. - Excludes testimony from co-defendants, percipient witnesses, accomplices, or co-conspirators [sec. 1 (b)].
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (25-14) - (Key vote)

Title: Uncorroborated Jailhouse Informant Testimony Ban

Highlights:
- Requires the testimony of an in-custody informant to be corroborated by other evidence that connects the defendant with the offense [sec. 1 (a)]. - Excludes testimony from co-defendants, percipient witnesses, accomplices, or co-conspirators [sec. 1 (b)].
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Uncorroborated Jailhouse Informant Testimony Ban

Sponsors

  • Gloria Romero (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
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