Certificate of analysis; procedures for notifying accused, witness fees. (HB1199)

Introduced By

Del. Randy Minchew (R-Leesburg) with support from co-patron Sen. Tom Garrett (R-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Procedures for notifying accused of certificate of analysis; witness fees. Provides that an accused who, in a case where a certificate of analysis is to be introduced into evidence, demands the presence of or calls as a witness a person involved in the chain of custody of the material subject to the certificate of analysis shall be charged $50 as court costs if the accused is found guilty of the charge for which such witness was summoned. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/17/2014Presented and ordered printed 14103869D
01/17/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/20/2014Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB1199)
02/05/2014Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/12/2014Left in Courts of Justice