Forensic Science, Department of; accrediting bodies. (HB2118)

Introduced By

Del. Mike Mullin (D-Newport News)

Progress

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

Description

Department of Forensic Science; accrediting bodies. Removes a forensic lab accrediting body no longer in existence and provides that laboratories that are accredited or certified by an accrediting body that requires conformance to forensic-specific requirements and that is a signatory to the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation Mutual Recognition Arrangement with a scope of accreditation that covers the testing being performed may conduct independent blood alcohol or drug testing. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/08/2019Committee
01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102174D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/15/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2118)
01/24/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #3
01/29/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
01/30/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/01/2019Reported from Courts of Justice (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Read second time and engrossed
02/05/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/05/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/13/2019Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Read third time
02/18/2019Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2118ER)
02/21/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2118ER)
02/21/2019Enrolled
02/21/2019Signed by Speaker
02/21/2019Signed by President
02/28/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 28, 2019
02/28/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/18/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 474 (effective 7/1/19)
03/18/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0474)

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