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HB 0371 - Evidence; certain proceedings may be conducted by video conference; provide

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Stan Gunter
Last Action: 3/30/2022 - Senate - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
House Committee: Judiciary - Non-Civil
Senate Committee: Judiciary
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

HB 371 amends Article 1 of Chapter 13 of Title 24 of the OCGA to permit judges and justices to conduct hearings via telephone or video conference. However, video conference is not allowed for use in criminal trials where an accused’s guilt or innocence is to be determined unless authorized by law or court rule. 

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