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Summary: HB 3060 would create procedures and penalties for witness tampering in a case of family violence. This bill would create a forfeiture of benefits of the witness tampering due to the wrongdoing of the defendant. HB 3060 would define coercing a witness as perpetrating an act of family violence with some intent to tamper with the witness.
Analysis: HB 3060 protects potential evidence from being tampered with, in this case the witness. This bill promotes individual liberty and limited government by attempting to ensure the integrity of proceedings in cases of family violence. We recommend voting YES on HB 3060.