Evidence; chain of custody form attested to by emp. of law-enforcement agency responsible therefor. (SB154)

Introduced By

Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Chain of custody form. Provides that a chain of custody form attested to by the employee of a law-enforcement agency responsible for the custody of physical evidence is prima facie evidence of the chain of custody. Read the Bill »


03/01/2006: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/10/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 067018780
01/10/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/13/2006Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N)
02/13/2006Committee substitute printed 064646780-S1
02/14/2006Read second time
02/14/2006Committee substitute rejected 064646780-S1
02/14/2006Floor substitute printed 064646780-S2 (Norment)
02/14/2006Reading of substitute waived
02/14/2006Substitute by Senator Norment agreed to 064646780-S2
02/14/2006Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute SB154S2
02/14/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/2006Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/2006Communicated to House
02/15/2006Read first time
02/15/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2006Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
03/01/2006Continued to 2007 in Courts of Justice