Arrestees; judicial officer may require as condition of release on bail fingerprints and photos. (SB847)

Introduced By

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)

Progress

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

Description

Fingerprints and photos of arrestees. Provides that a judicial officer may require as a condition of release on bail that the accused accompany the arresting officer to the jurisdiction's fingerprinting facility to have his photograph and fingerprints taken prior to his release. The bill also provides that the fingerprints and photograph may be taken wherever the magistrate is located, including at a regional jail, even though the accused is not admitted to jail. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/02/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101496D
01/02/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/28/2013Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/31/2013Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2013Placed on Calendar
02/02/2013Read first time
02/02/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/12/2013Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
02/13/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/15/2013Reported from Courts of Justice (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Read second time
02/20/2013Read third time
02/20/2013Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/20/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2013Enrolled
02/23/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB847ER)
02/23/2013Signed by President
02/23/2013Signed by Speaker
03/20/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 614 (effective 7/1/13)
03/20/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0614)

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.