Criminal exhibits; destruction or donation of those used for evidence. (SB209)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Destruction of criminal exhibits. Provides that the trial court may not order the destruction or donation of exhibits used in evidence without prior notice to the counsel for the parties and until expiration of five years from the date the judgment of the court became final. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 063879728
01/10/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/06/2006Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/07/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2006Passed by for the day
02/09/2006Read second time
02/09/2006Committee amendment rejected
02/09/2006Reading of amendment waived
02/09/2006Amendment by Senator Stolle agreed to
02/09/2006Engrossed by Senate as amended SB209E
02/09/2006Printed as engrossed 063879728-E
02/10/2006Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/10/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2006Communicated 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
03/06/2006Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (11-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2006Read second time
03/08/2006Motion to rerefer to committee agreed to
03/08/2006Rereferred to Courts of Justice
03/08/2006Pursuant to House Rule 22
03/08/2006Continued to 2007 in Courts of Justice