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Relating to a statement presented in a criminal case by a victim, close relative of a deceased victim, or guardian of a victim.
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
SB 1268 would restrict the court from imposing a limit on the number of victims, close relatives, or guardians who may appear and present a statement after sentencing unless the court finds that additional statements would unreasonably delay the proceeding.
Texas Action is neutral on SB 1268 as it does not affect our liberty principles.