Sex offender registry; affidavits. (SB927)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Sex offender registry; affidavits.  Clarifies several provisions regarding the use of an affidavit in a criminal proceeding for failure to register as a sex offender. The bill makes it clear that the Melendez-Diaz procedures do not have to be followed for a preliminary hearing and that in preliminary hearings the Commonwealth is not responsible for summoning the custodian of the records issuing the affidavit. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100976D
01/10/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/12/2011Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/19/2011Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (35-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2011Read second time
01/24/2011Reading of amendment waived
01/24/2011Committee amendment agreed to
01/24/2011Engrossed by Senate as amended SB927E
01/24/2011Printed as engrossed 11100976D-E
01/25/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB927E)
01/25/2011Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-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: #1 Criminal
02/16/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
02/21/2011Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2011Read second time
02/24/2011Read third time
02/24/2011Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/24/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2011Reconsideration of House passage agreed to by House
02/24/2011Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/2011VOTE: PASSAGE #2 (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB927ER)
03/03/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB927ER)
03/03/2011Signed by Speaker
03/06/2011Signed by President
03/18/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 285 (effective 7/1/11)
03/18/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0285)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 40 seconds.


stephen writes:

Sounds like an attack on the courts, and wouldnt stand up in federal courts, another waste of my taxes by Ryan Mcdougle. Must be election time.