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

Introduced By

Del. Mike Mullin (D-Newport News)


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Became Law


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. Amends § 18.2-268.7, § 46.2-341.26:7, § 9.1-501, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


01/08/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee


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)

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