Melendez-Diaz notice; 6th Amendment rights to be given to an accused who is proceeding pro se. (HB824)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon) with support from co-patron Del. Robin Abbott (D-Newport News)

Progress

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

Description

Melendez-Diaz notice to an accused proceeding pro se.  Provides that notice of "Melendez-Diaz" 6th Amendment rights to be given to an accused who is proceeding pro se shall be given to the accused only after he has waived his right to counsel in a court of law. Amends § 18.2-472.1, § 19.2-187.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/13/2010Committee
01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10103377D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/19/2010Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/19/2010Assigned Courts sub: #5 Constitutional Law
02/10/2010Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/16/2010Left in Courts of Justice