SB 246-1_ Filed 01/26/2012, 08:15
The Senate Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred Senate Bill No. 246, has had the same under
consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the Senate with the recommendation that said bill
be AMENDED as follows:
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Page 1, line 12, delete "omnibus" and insert " trial
Page 2, delete lines 3 through 25, begin a new paragraph, and insert:
" Sec. 4. If the prosecuting attorney does not comply with section
2 of this chapter, the prosecuting attorney may not introduce the
laboratory report into evidence without the testimony of the person
who conducted the test and prepared the laboratory report.
Sec. 5. If the prosecuting attorney complies with section 2 of this
chapter and the defendant does not comply with section 3 of this
chapter, the defendant waives the right to confront and
cross-examine the person who prepared the laboratory report.
(Reference is to SB 246 as introduced.)
and when so amended that said bill do pass .
Committee Vote: Yeas 8, Nays 0.
Senator Bray, Chairperson
AM 024602/DI 106 2012