Suppress evidence, etc.; criminal defendant to state grounds for a motion thereto. (SB1362)

Introduced By

Sen. Roscoe Reynolds (D-Martinsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Motions to suppress evidence, etc. Requires a criminal defendant to state with particularity his grounds for a motion to dismiss or to suppress evidence. The bill also requires the attorney for the Commonwealth to provide to the defendant a summary of the relevant facts upon which the defendant might make such a motion when the defendant has requested of the Commonwealth information he requires in order to articulate grounds upon which such motion is to be made. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 096631520
01/14/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/15/2009Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/02/2009Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)