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HB 0126 - Criminal procedure; verdict in felony case; jurors; provisions

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Bearden,Timothy 68th
Last Action: 1/25/2007 - House Second Readers
House Committee: JudyNC
Assigned To:
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

Amend Title 17.  A verdict in a felony case, other than a case involving the death penalty, shall be agreed to by at least 11 of the 12 jurors and to provide that a verdict in a criminal case in which the death penalty is sought shall be agreed to by all 12 jurors.

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