Sex offender registry; affidavits. (SB927)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)

Progress

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

Description

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. Amends § 18.2-472.1, § 19.2-188.3, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
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)
03/03/2011Enrolled
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)

Video

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.

Comments

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.