HB 68 Felony cases; appeal by the Commonwealth.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Appeal by the Commonwealth. Allows for an appeal from a circuit court in certain felony actions provided the Commonwealth certifies that the appeal is not taken for purpose of delay and that the evidence is substantial proof of a fact material in the proceeding. Under current law, the Commonwealth must certify that the evidence is essential to the prosecution.

Full text:
01/09/02  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 12/17/01 024813783  pdf
03/14/02  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB68ER)  pdf
04/08/02  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0692)  pdf

Status:
01/09/02  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 12/17/01 024813783
01/09/02  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/24/02  House: Assigned to C. J. sub-committee: 1
01/28/02  House: Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N)
01/30/02  House: Read first time
01/31/02  House: Read second time and engrossed
02/01/02  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/01/02  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
02/01/02  House: Communicated to Senate
02/04/02  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/02  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
03/04/02  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N)
03/05/02  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
03/05/02  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (38-Y 0-N)
03/05/02  Senate: Read third time
03/05/02  Senate: Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
03/05/02  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (39-Y 0-N)
03/14/02  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB68ER)
03/18/02  House: Enrolled
03/18/02  Senate: Signed by President
03/19/02  House: Signed by Speaker
04/06/02  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 692 (effective 7/1/02)
04/08/02  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0692)