HB 1613 Testimony of law-enforcement officer; failure of body-worn camera.
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Summary as introduced:
Testimony of law-enforcement officer; failure of body-worn camera. Provides that a law-enforcement officer who is required to wear a body-worn camera during the performance of his duties and fails to cause an audiovisual recording to be made may still testify regarding any occurrence that would have otherwise been recorded by the body-worn camera, but the court shall instruct the jury that the officer's failure shall be considered in determining the weight given to his testimony or, if there is no jury, the court shall consider such failure in determining the weight given to his testimony.

Full text:
01/03/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103141D  pdf

Status:
01/03/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103141D
01/03/17  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/17  House: Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/23/17  House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
02/07/17  House: Left in Courts of Justice