Evidence; accident reconstruction, criminal cases. (HB2136)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Thomas (R-Stafford) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg)

Progress

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

Description

Evidence; accident reconstruction; criminal cases. Provides that in any criminal case, an accident reconstruction expert, when properly qualified, may testify as an expert witness in a court of law subject to the Rules of Supreme Court. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/08/2019Committee
01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100742D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
01/14/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/21/2019Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2019Committee substitute printed 19104837D-H1
01/23/2019Read first time
01/24/2019Read second time
01/24/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19104837D-H1
01/24/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2136H1
01/25/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
01/25/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/06/2019Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (5-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)