Elected or appointed officials; limit on attorney-issued subpoenas. (HB1127)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna)

Progress

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

Description

Elected or appointed officials; limit on attorney-issued subpoenas.  Provides that no subpoena for the attendance of an elected or appointed official of a public body may be issued by an attorney unless the subject matter of the subpoena is unrelated to his official duties. The bill does not affect the prohibition on attorney-issued subpoenas in all cases issued for the attendance of certain state, local, and federal officials. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/13/2010Committee
01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102559D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/19/2010Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/20/2010Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (4-Y 5-N)
02/16/2010Left in Courts of Justice