Forensic Toxicology Fund; created. (SB795)

Introduced By

Sen. Tom Garrett (R-Lynchburg)

Progress

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

Description

Forensic Toxicology Fund created. Creates the Forensic Toxicology Fund and provides that a convicted defendant who demanded the testimony of a forensic analyst rather than relying on the certificate of analysis is subject to an additional court cost of $50 payable to the Fund. The Fund will be used for expenses of the Department of Forensic Science related to analyzing controlled substances and breath alcohol tests. Read the Bill »

Status

01/21/2013: Failed to Pass in Committee

History

DateAction
12/19/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13
12/19/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100720D
12/19/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/15/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB795)
01/21/2013Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (11-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)