Expert witnesses; literature designations. (SB806)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Expert witnesses; literature designations.  Provides that if any party, during the direct examination of his own expert witness, intends to rely on statements in treatises, periodicals, or pamphlets previously designated by an opposing party, copies of such specific statements must be provided to all parties within 10 days after receipt of the opposing party's designation unless ordered by the court. This bill is a recommendation of the Boyd-Graves Conference. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/05/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100658D
01/05/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/11/2011Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/24/2011Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (12-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2011Read second time
01/26/2011Reading of amendment waived
01/26/2011Committee amendment agreed to
01/26/2011Engrossed by Senate as amended SB806E
01/26/2011Printed as engrossed 11100658D-E
01/27/2011Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Placed on Calendar
02/07/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/07/2011Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
02/16/2011Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/22/2011Left in Courts of Justice