HB 2336 Attorney General.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)
Attorney General. Requires the court or tribunal to notify the Attorney General of any proceeding raising a question as to the constitutionality of state law, and permits the Commonwealth to intervene in such suit for presentation of evidence and for argument on the issue of constitutionality. The bill provides that the Commonwealth has all the "rights of a party to the extent necessary for a proper presentation of the facts and law relating to the question of constitutionality."

Full text:
01/08/03  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/08/03 038876253  pdf | impact statement
02/01/03  House: Committee substitute printed 030503253-H1  pdf | impact statement

Amendments:
House amendments rejected

Status:
01/08/03  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/08/03 038876253
01/08/03  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/14/03  House: Assigned to General Laws sub-committee: 4
01/21/03  House: Referred from General Laws (22-Y 0-N)
01/21/03  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/30/03  House: Assigned to C. J. sub-committee: 2
01/31/03  House: Reported from C. J. with substitute (21-Y 0-N)
02/01/03  House: Committee substitute printed 030503253-H1
02/01/03  House: Read first time
02/03/03  House: Read second time
02/03/03  House: Committee substitute agreed to 030503253-H1
02/03/03  House: Previous question ordered (86-Y 11-N)
02/03/03  House: VOTE: PREVIOUS QUESTION (86-Y 11-N)
02/03/03  House: Amendment by Del. Moran rejected (32-Y 65-N)
02/03/03  House: VOTE: REJECTED (32-Y 65-N)
02/03/03  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute 030503253-H1
02/04/03  House: Read third time and passed House (67-Y 32-N)
02/04/03  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (67-Y 32-N)
02/04/03  House: Communicated to Senate
02/05/03  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/03  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/17/03  Senate: Failed to report (defeated) in C. J. (5-Y 6-N)