Forensic evidence; delay in collecting for sexual assault cases. (SB205)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patron Sen. Tom Garrett (R-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Collection of forensic evidence; consent.  Allows the collection of forensic evidence in cases of suspected sexual assault where the alleged victim may not be legally capable of giving consent. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12
01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101605D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/17/2012Assigned Education sub: Health Care
01/19/2012Reported from Education and Health with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2012Read second time
01/23/2012Reading of amendment waived
01/23/2012Committee amendment agreed to
01/23/2012Engrossed by Senate as amended SB205E
01/23/2012Printed as engrossed 12101605D-E
01/24/2012Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Placed on Calendar
02/13/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/23/2012Referred from Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/23/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/28/2012Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
02/29/2012Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely
03/10/2012Left in Courts of Justice