Sexual assault nurse & forensic examiners; testimony by two-way video conferencing. (HB404)

Introduced By

Del. Karrie Delaney (D-Centreville) with support from co-patron Del. Elizabeth Bennett-Parker (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Admission into evidence of certain forensic medical examination reports by sexual assault nurse examiners and sexual assault forensic examiners; testimony by two-way video conferencing. Allows testimony offered by either party in a preliminary hearing or sentencing hearing, or offered by the accused in any hearing other than a trial, by a sexual assault nurse examiner or sexual assault forensic examiner who performed a forensic medical examination to be presented by two-way video conferencing. The bill also allows such testimony to be presented by two-way video conferencing when offered by either party in a trial or by the attorney for the Commonwealth in a hearing other than a preliminary hearing or sentencing hearing, with the consent of the court and all parties. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2022Committee
01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101617D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/02/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB404)
02/07/2022Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
02/07/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/09/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/09/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
02/11/2022Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2022Committee substitute printed 22106285D-H1
02/13/2022Read first time
02/14/2022Read second time
02/14/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22106285D-H1
02/14/2022Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB404H1
02/15/2022Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/15/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB404H1)
02/15/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/16/2022Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/23/2022Reported from Judiciary (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2022Read third time
02/28/2022Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2022Enrolled
03/02/2022Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB404ER)
03/02/2022Signed by Speaker
03/03/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB404ER)
03/03/2022Signed by President
03/11/2022Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2022
03/11/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/08/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 253 (effective 7/1/22)
04/08/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0253)

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