Testimony by custodians of records, lab analysts, etc.; use of two-way electronic communication. (HB2007)

Introduced By

Del. Ben Cline (R-Amherst)

Progress

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

Description

Testimony by custodians of records, lab analysts, etc.; use of two-way electronic video and audio communication. Allows for the use of two-way electronic video and audio communication to obtain the testimony of custodians of records, lab analysts, or certain other witnesses, upon motion of the attorney for the Commonwealth, if the defendant objects to the admission of an affidavit, certificate of analysis, or other similar document into evidence, if certain standards for the use of such technology are met. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/09/2013Committee
01/09/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101432D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee on Science and Technology
01/16/2013Reported from Science and Technology with amendment (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/17/2013Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
01/30/2013Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/05/2013Left in Courts of Justice