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Public Policy Bill Position Detail
Session: 2011-2012
Bill: HB4327
Sponsor: Brunner, Charles
Title: Testimony of a Vulnerable Adult via Closed-Circuit Television

Civil procedure; evidence; testimony of a vulnerable adult; allow to be presented by videotape or closed-circuit television under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 2163a of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.2163a).

Positions:

    State Bar of Michigan
    Support the bills provided that two-way interactive technology is used instead of video recording. The State Bar believes this subject matter is more properly handled within the jurisdiction of the Michigan Supreme Court. (Position adopted by roll call vote. Commissioners voting in favor of the position: Anderson, Barnes, Brake, Buchanan, Buiteweg, Costello, Cunningham, Erhart, Fershtman, Gobbo, Haroutunian, Kallman, McGinnis, D., McGinnis, M., Nolan, Olsman, Perkins, Radke, Riordan, Rockwell, Rombach, Thomas, Warnez, Jenkins. Commissioners voting against the position: Courtade, Niforos, Strong Marks. Commissioners excused: Einhorn, Escobedo, Robinson, Siriani, Sullivan.) : View Position PDF

    Criminal Jurisprudence & Practice Committee
    Support and Amend : View Position PDF

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