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Statutes > Nebraska > Chapter29 > 29-4204

29-4204. Audiovisual communication systemand facilities; requirements.The audiovisual communicationsystem and the facilities for an audiovisual court appearance shall:(1) Operate so that the detainee or prisoner and the judge or magistratecan see each other simultaneously and converse with each other verbally anddocuments can be transmitted between the judge or magistrate and the detaineeor prisoner;(2) Operate so that the detainee or prisoner and his or her counsel,if any, are both physically in the same location during the audiovisual courtappearance; or if thedetainee or prisoner and his or her counsel are in different locations, operateso that the detainee or prisoner and counsel can communicate privately andconfidentially and be allowed to confidentially transmit papers back and forth;and(3) Be at locations conducive to judicial proceedings. Audiovisual courtproceedings may be conducted in the courtroom, the judge's or magistrate'schambers, or any other location suitable for audiovisual communications. Thelocations shall be sufficiently lighted for use of the audiovisual equipment.The location provided for the judge or magistrate to preside shall be accessibleto the public and shall be operated so that interested persons have an opportunityto observe the proceeding. SourceLaws 1999, LB 623, § 4; Laws 2006, LB 1115, § 23; Laws 2009, LB90, § 1.