Sex offender; affidavit as evidence when failure to register. (HB830)

Introduced By

Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Affidavit as evidence of sex offender's failure to register; custodian of records. Provides that a person accused of failing to register or reregister as a sex offender may call, in any hearing or trial where an affidavit from the State Police stating the failure to register or reregister is admitted into evidence, the custodian of records issuing the affidavit as a witness. The custodian of records will be considered to be an adverse witness and he shall be summoned and appear at the cost of the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 080435806
01/08/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2008Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/01/2008Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2008Read first time
02/06/2008Read second time
02/06/2008Committee amendment agreed to
02/06/2008Engrossed by House as amended HB830E
02/06/2008Printed as engrossed 080435806-E
02/07/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/07/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2008Communicated to Senate
02/08/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/12/2008Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/18/2008Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N)
02/19/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2008Read third time
02/20/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB830ER)
02/25/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB830ER)
02/25/2008Signed by Speaker
02/26/2008Signed by President
03/03/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 217 (effective 7/1/08)
03/03/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 218 (effective 7/1/08)
03/06/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0218)