SB 823
Allows the Board of Probation and Parole to conduct hearings with offenders via videoconference
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Last Action:
3/5/2012 - Voted Do Pass S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2012

Current Bill Summary

SB 823 - This act allows the board of probation and parole, or a hearing panel of such board, to conduct hearings with offenders via videoconference. Victims may testify at the site where the board is conducting the videoconference or at the institution where the offender is located. The offender or the victim may object to the use of videoconferencing and, upon such objection, the hearing will be conducted in person.

This act is identical to a provision contained in HCS/HB 1826 and CCS/HCS/SB 636 (2012).