SJR 33 Allows in prosecutions for crimes of a sexual nature involving a victim under eighteen years of age, evidence of prior criminal acts to be admissible into evidence for certain purposes
Sponsor: Bartle
LR Number: 3453S.01I Fiscal Note: 3453-01N.ORG
Committee: Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 5/14/2010 - S Informal Calendar S Bills for Perfection--SJR 33-Bartle, with SA 1 (pending) Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: upon voter approval

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SJR 33 - Upon voter approval, this constitutional amendment would allow, in prosecutions for crimes of a sexual nature involving a victim under eighteen years of age, evidence of prior criminal acts, whether charged or uncharged, to be admissible for the purpose of corroborating the victim's testimony or demonstrating the defendant's propensity to commit the crime with which he or she is presently charged.

SUSAN HENDERSON MOORE