Certificate of analysis; right to examine person performing. (HB2790)

Introduced By

Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Criminal procedure; right to examine person performing analysis. Requires the accused to make a written request within 10 days of the filing of the certificate of analysis or at least three days prior to the hearing or trial, whichever is earlier, to the Clerk of Court, with notice to the attorney for the Commonwealth, for the presence of the person who performed any analysis or examination or was involved in the chain of custody. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 070414105
01/10/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/17/2007Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/03/2007Committee substitute printed 077826306-H1
02/03/2007Read first time
02/05/2007Read second time
02/05/2007Committee substitute agreed to 077826306-H1
02/05/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2790H1
02/06/2007Read third time and passed House (97-Y 1-N)
02/06/2007Communicated to Senate
02/07/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/19/2007Stricken at the request of Patron in Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)