Forensic Science, Department of; purchase of forensic laboratory services. (SB1274)

Introduced By

Sen. Ben Chafin (R-Lebanon) with support from co-patron Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton)

Progress

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

Description

Department of Forensic Science; purchase of forensic laboratory services. Requires the Department of Forensic Science to purchase forensic laboratory services from laboratories located in the Commonwealth that are operated by an institution of higher education located in the Commonwealth or a corporate entity that is wholly owned by an institution of higher education located in the Commonwealth, which institution offers a program leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy degree and is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, unless the laboratory does not meet the reasonable requirements of the Department of Forensic Science, cannot provide the forensic laboratory services required by the Department of Forensic Science, or the Department of Forensic Science can purchase forensic laboratory services from another source at a price that is at least ten percent less. Read the Bill »

Status

01/07/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the General Laws and Technology Committee

History

DateAction
01/07/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100018D
01/07/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology

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