Forensic Science Board; membership of Scientific Advisory Committee. (HB517)

Introduced By

Del. Rick Morris (R-Carrollton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Forensic Science Board; Scientific Advisory Committee; membership. Provides that the positions on the Scientific Advisory Committee set aside for members of the Board of the International Association for Identification and the Board of the Association of Firearms and Toolmark Examiners may be held by a member of organizations and not have to be Board members. Currently, the positions must be held by board members of the organizations. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/06/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14103346D
01/06/2014Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/10/2014Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
01/16/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/21/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB517)
01/21/2014Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2014Read first time
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB517)
01/24/2014Read second time and engrossed
01/27/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/27/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
01/27/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/10/2014Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/12/2014Read third time
02/12/2014Reading of amendments waived
02/12/2014Committee amendments agreed to
02/12/2014Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/12/2014Passed Senate with amendments (39-Y 0-N)
02/13/2014Placed on Calendar
02/14/2014Senate amendments agreed to by House (93-Y 0-N)
02/14/2014VOTE: ADOPTION (93-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB517ER)
02/18/2014Signed by Speaker
02/19/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB517ER)
02/20/2014Signed by President
03/03/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 102 (effective 7/1/14)
03/03/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0102)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.