Forensic Science, Department of; powers and duties thereof. (SB563)

Introduced By

Sen. Ken Stolle (R-Virginia Beach) with support from 6 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), Del. Ken Melvin (D-Portsmouth), Del. Brian Moran (D-Alexandria), Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston), Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Forensic Science; powers and duties. Shifts certain powers and duties from the Forensic Science Board to the Department of Forensic Science, including the receipt, administration and use of funds. This bill is identical to HB 848. Read the Bill »


03/30/2006: signed by governor


01/11/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 061323134
01/11/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/30/2006Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (13-Y 0-N)
01/31/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 0-N)
01/31/2006VOTE: (36-Y 0-N)
02/01/2006Read second time
02/01/2006Reading of amendment waived
02/01/2006Committee amendment agreed to
02/01/2006Engrossed by Senate as amended SB563E
02/01/2006Printed as engrossed 061323134-E
02/02/2006Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/02/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/02/2006Communicated to House
02/14/2006Placed on Calendar
02/14/2006Read first time
02/14/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2006Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
03/01/2006Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (21-Y 0-N)
03/02/2006Committee substitute printed 061422820-H1
03/03/2006Read second time
03/06/2006Read third time
03/06/2006Committee substitute agreed to 061422820-H1
03/06/2006Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB563H1
03/06/2006Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
03/06/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
03/08/2006House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
03/08/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
03/15/2006Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB563ER)
03/15/2006Signed by Speaker
03/16/2006Signed by President
03/30/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 327 (effective 7/1/06)
04/05/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0327)