HJRES.40 - Proposing An Amendment To The Constitution Of The United States To Protect The Rights Of Crime Victims.

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4/23/2013--Introduced. Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits denial or abridgement of the rights of a crime victim to fairness, respect, and dignity. Grants a crime victim the right: (1) to reasonable notice of, and to not be excluded from, public proceedings relating to the offense; (2) to be heard at any release, plea, sentencing, or other such proceeding involving any right established under this amendment; (3) to proceedings free from unreasonable delay; (4) to reasonable notice of the release or escape of the accused; (5) to due consideration of the crime victim's safety and privacy; and (6) to restitution. Grants the crime victim, or the victim's lawful representative, standing to fully assert and enforce such rights in any court.

Committee Hearings Held.
April 25th 2013 @ 12:00 AM

Referred To The Subcommittee On The Constitution And Civil Justice.
April 25th 2013 @ 12:00 AM

Referred To The House Committee On The Judiciary.
April 23rd 2013 @ 12:00 AM

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