Exhibits; relieves clerk of notifying defendant of destruction, etc., of evidence used at trial. (HB979)

Introduced By

Del. Rich Anderson (R-Woodbridge)

Progress

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

Description

Destruction of exhibits. Relieves the clerk of notifying a defendant of the destruction or donation of certain exhibits used at trial: drugs, weapons, or exhibits deemed contraband. The defendant's attorney still receives notice. Any exhibits which are forfeitable to the state are controlled by other provisions of the Code where innocent owners have an opportunity to retrieve their property. Amends § 19.2-270.4, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/13/2010Committee
01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102755D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/19/2010Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/25/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 2-N)
01/27/2010Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2010Read first time
02/01/2010Read second time and engrossed
02/02/2010Read third time and passed House (96-Y 0-N)
02/02/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
03/03/2010Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2010Read third time
03/08/2010Reading of amendment waived
03/08/2010Committee amendment agreed to
03/08/2010Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/08/2010Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2010Placed on Calendar
03/10/2010Senate amendment agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N)
03/10/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/22/2010Enrolled
03/22/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB979ER)
03/22/2010Signed by Speaker
03/25/2010Signed by President
04/10/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 366 (effective 7/1/10)
04/10/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0366)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB153.