section 650.01(3)

SECTION WORDING

650.01(3) If a designation is filed, (a) the accused may appear by the designated counsel without being present for any part of the proceedings, other than (i) a part during which oral evidence of a witness is taken, (ii) a part during which jurors are being selected, and (iii) an application for a writ of habeas corpus; (b) an appearance by the designated counsel is equivalent to the accuseds being present, unless the court orders otherwise; and (c) a plea of guilty may be made, and a sentence may be pronounced, only if the accused is present, unless the court orders otherwise.