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ARTICLE V, SECTION 10(c). AMENDMENT OF NOVEMBER 4, 2003

Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 1968 - Legislative History

Judicial Administration

Notwithstanding the provisions of this section, the General Assembly may by statute provide for the manner of testimony of child victims or child material witnesses in criminal proceedings, including the use of videotaped depositions or testimony by closed-circuit television.

Bill Histories

SB 55 By Representatives GREENLEAF, JUBELIRER, PICCOLA, WAGNER, LEMMOND, O'PAKE, THOMPSON, KITCHEN, M. WHITE, LOGAN, ORIE, KASUNIC, EARLL, TARTAGLIONE, TOMLINSON, CORMAN, WAUGH, WOZNIAK, COSTA and C. WILLIAMS 

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A Joint Resolution proposing separate amendments to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, further providing for rights of accused in criminal prosecutions and for judicial administration. 

Referred to JUDICIARY, Jan. 24, 2003
Reported as committed, Jan. 27, 2000
First consideration, Jan. 27, 2003
Second consideration, Jan. 29, 2003
Re-referred to APPROPRIATIONS, Feb. 3, 2003
Re-reported as committed, Feb. 3, 2003
Third consideration and final passage, Feb. 3, 2003 (46-1)
Vote on final passage reconsidered, Feb. 3, 2003
Final passage, Feb. 3, 2003 (47-0)
(Remarks see Senate Journal Page 69), Feb. 3, 2003

     In the House

Referred to JUDICIARY, Feb. 4, 2003
Reported as committed, Feb. 11, 2003
First consideration, Feb. 11, 2003
Laid on the table, Feb. 11, 2003
Removed from table, Feb. 12, 2003
Second consideration, Feb. 12, 2003
Re-referred to APPROPRIATIONS, Feb. 12, 2003
Re-reported as committed, June 17, 2003
Third consideration and final passage, June 23, 2003 (191-4)
(Remarks see House Journal Page 1067), June 23, 2003

      Signed in Senate, June 24, 2003
      Signed in House, June 25, 2003
Filed in the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth, June 25, 2003
Pamphlet Laws Resolution No. 1
Passed Sessions of 2002 and 2003
       Approved by the Electorate, Nov. 4, 2003
Vote by Electorate, See History, Section "O"