Witness summonses; issuance by criminal defense counsel. (SB877)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville) with support from co-patron Sen. Roscoe Reynolds (D-Martinsville)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Issuance of witness summonses by criminal defense counsel. Provides that the attorney for the defendant may issue a witness summons. Amends § 19.2-267, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

03/19/2007: signed by governor

History

DateAction
01/08/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 077004766
01/08/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/16/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2007Read second time and engrossed
01/18/2007Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
01/18/2007Communicated to House
02/02/2007Placed on Calendar
02/02/2007Read first time
02/02/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/06/2007Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/19/2007Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2007Read second time
02/21/2007Passed by for the day
02/22/2007Read third time
02/22/2007Passed House (98-Y 0-N)
02/22/2007VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2007Enrolled
03/07/2007Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB877ER)
03/07/2007Signed by Speaker
03/08/2007Signed by President
03/19/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 552 (effective 7/1/07)
04/03/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0552)