Under existing law, out-of-court statements made by a child under 12 years of age at the time of a criminal proceeding concerning a crime involving a child physical offense, a sexual offense, or exploitation are admissible in evidence under certain conditions
This bill would provide that the statements would be admissible if the child was under 12 years of age at the time the statement was given
To amend Section 15-25-31, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to the admissibility of an out-of-court statement of a child in certain criminal proceedings involving a child physical offense, a sexual offense, or exploitation; to provide that an out-of-court statement would be admissible under certain conditions if the child was under 12 years of age at the time the statement was given.
|April 1, 2014||S||Indefinitely Postponed|
|February 20, 2014||S||Read for the second time and placed on the calendar|
|January 21, 2014||S||Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Judiciary|
|Bill Text||SB224 Alabama 2014 Session - Introduced|