Bill Text: VA HB2136 | 2019 | Regular Session | Comm Sub


Bill Title: Evidence; accident reconstruction, criminal cases.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-02-06 - Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (5-Y 10-N) [HB2136 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2019-HB2136-Comm_Sub.html
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HOUSE BILL NO. 2136
AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE
(Proposed by the House Committee for Courts of Justice
on January 21, 2019)
(Patron Prior to Substitute--Delegate Thomas)
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 19.2-270.8, relating to evidence; accident reconstruction expert; criminal cases.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 19.2-270.8 as follows:

§19.2-270.8. Testimony of accident reconstruction expert.

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.

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