Defense counsel; removes requirement that any certificate of analysis be provided before trial. (HB510)

Introduced By

Del. Ward Armstrong (D-Martinsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Providing certificate of analysis to defense counsel. Removes the requirement that any certificate of analysis prepared by the Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services or the Department of Forensic Science or authorized by either of them be provided to defense counsel before a criminal trial in which the certificate is to be used as evidence. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 061320216
01/09/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/18/2006Assigned to Courts of Justice sub-committee: Criminal Law
01/30/2006Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB1469-Griffith)