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    Sandy Lonergan

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    May 28, 2014  The Judicial Council Criminal Procedure Subcommittee continues its work on crafting revisions to 2013 AB 383. The subcommittee has developed an ambitious work plan for the summer months. They have already met several times since the Legislature adjourned.

    The topic of the next scheduled meeting of the subcommittee is preliminary hearings, which will occur on June 17 in Room 412-East of the State Capitol. The subcommittee will begin at 9 a.m. and will receive testimony from those wishing to appear in person or submit written comments.

    Then on July 15, also starting at 9 a.m., the subcommittee will receive testimony and discuss the issue of discovery in criminal cases. The location of this meeting has not yet been announced.

    Sandy Lonergan is the government relations coordinator with the State Bar of Wisconsin. She can be reached at org slonergan wisbar wisbar slonergan org, or by phone at (608) 250-6045.

    If you have any questions or are interested in testifying or submitting written materials to the subcommittee, please contact Judicial Council Staff Attorney April Southwick via phone (608) 261-8290 or email gov april.southwick wicourts wicourts april.southwick gov.

    The subcommittee is working off of the redlined version of the bill, which may be found on Rep. Jim Ott’s web page: http://legis.wisconsin.gov/assembly/asm23/news/.