Honorable David Dewhurst, Lieutenant Governor, Senate
Honorable Joe Straus, Speaker of the House, House of Representatives
Ursula Parks, Director, Legislative Budget Board
SB270 by Seliger (Relating to a limited exception to the prohibition on releasing personal information about a juror collected during the jury selection process in certain cases.), Conference Committee Report
The bill would amend the Code of Criminal Procedure Article 35.29 to allow defense counsel to disclose certain personal juror information to successor defense counsel representing the same defendant in a writ of habeas corpus capital punishment case without an application to the court or a showing of good cause. The bill would take effect September 1, 2013.
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