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Spousal privilege; creates statutory exception in criminal cases. (SB796)

Introduced By

Sen. Tom Garrett (R-Lynchburg)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Spousal privilege. Creates a statutory exception to the spousal privilege in criminal cases where the spouses conspired or acted jointly in the commission of the crime. Amends § 19.2-271.2, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

12/19/2012: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee

History

  • 12/19/2012 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13
  • 12/19/2012 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100721D
  • 12/19/2012 Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
  • 02/01/2013 Committee substitute printed to Web only 13104737D-S1
  • 02/01/2013 Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (11-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)