HB 1977 Circuit courts; dismissal of warrants, etc., pretrial appeal may be taken by State.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Defense objections; criminal appeals by the Commonwealth. Requires defense objections on speedy trial or double jeopardy grounds be filed in writing at least seven days before trial or at such time prior to trial as the grounds for the motion or objection arose, whichever occurs last. The bill also provides that in a felony case, a pretrial appeal from a circuit court may be taken by the Commonwealth from an order of a circuit court dismissing a warrant, information or indictment or any count or charge thereof, on the ground that the speedy trial statute was violated or that the defendant was subjected to double jeopardy.

Full text:
01/10/05  House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 056745284  pdf
02/05/05  House: Committee substitute printed 054411348-H1  pdf
02/14/05  Senate: Committee substitute printed 058039348-S1  pdf
02/25/05  House: Conference substitute printed 053872348-H2  pdf
03/07/05  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1977ER)  pdf
04/01/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0622)  pdf

Amendments:
Conference amendments

Status:
01/10/05  House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 056745284
01/10/05  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/05  House: Assigned to C. J. sub-committee: Criminal Law
02/04/05  House: Reported from C. J. with substitute (14-Y 5-N)
02/05/05  House: Committee substitute printed 054411348-H1
02/05/05  House: Read first time
02/07/05  House: Read second time
02/07/05  House: Committee substitute agreed to 054411348-H1
02/07/05  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1977H1
02/08/05  House: Read third time and passed House (87-Y 11-N)
02/08/05  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (87-Y 11-N)
02/08/05  House: Communicated to Senate
02/09/05  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/05  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/05  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice w/sub (12-Y 0-N)
02/14/05  Senate: Committee substitute printed 058039348-S1
02/15/05  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/15/05  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (39-Y 0-N)
02/16/05  Senate: Read third time
02/16/05  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/16/05  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 058039348-S1
02/16/05  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1977S1
02/16/05  Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
02/16/05  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (40-Y 0-N)
02/17/05  House: Placed on Calendar
02/18/05  House: Passed by for the day
02/21/05  House: Passed by for the day
02/22/05  House: Senate substitute rejected by House (0-Y 98-N)
02/22/05  House: VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 98-N)
02/23/05  Senate: Senate insisted on substitute (40-Y 0-N)
02/23/05  Senate: VOTE: INSIST & REQUEST (40-Y 0-N)
02/23/05  Senate: Senate requested conference committee
02/24/05  House: House acceded to request
02/24/05  House: Conferees appointed by House
02/24/05  House: Delegates: Janis, Bell, Moran
02/24/05  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
02/24/05  Senate: Senators: Mims, Obenshain, Edwards
02/25/05  House: Conference substitute printed 053872348-H2
02/25/05  House: Conference report agreed to by House (94-Y 3-N)
02/25/05  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (94-Y 3-N)
02/25/05  Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/05  Senate: VOTE: CONF. COMMITTEE RPT. (40-Y 0-N)
03/07/05  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1977ER)
03/09/05  House: Enrolled
03/09/05  House: Signed by Speaker
03/11/05  Senate: Signed by President
03/23/05  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 622 (effective 7/1/05)
04/01/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0622)