HB 2216 Department of Forensic Science, the Forensic Science Board, Scientific Advisory Board; created.
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Summary as introduced:
Department of Forensic Science, the Forensic Science Board, and the Scientific Advisory Committee created. Creates the Department of Forensic Science as a department within the executive branch of state government and assigns its powers and duties. The bill also creates the Forensic Science Board as a policy board, and the Scientific Advisory Committee as an advisory board and likewise assigns their respective powers and duties. The bill also abolishes the Division of Forensic Science within the Department of Criminal Justice Services. The bill contains numerous technical amendments to accomplish this. This bill is identical to SB 1153.

Full text:
01/11/05  House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 053632134  pdf | impact statement
02/17/05  Senate: Committee substitute printed 052785824-S1  pdf
03/07/05  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2216ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/05/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0881)  pdf

Status:
01/11/05  House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 053632134
01/11/05  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/17/05  House: Assigned to General Laws sub-committee: Subcommittee #2...
01/20/05  House: Reported from General Laws (21-Y 0-N)
01/20/05  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/24/05  House: Assigned to App. sub-committee: Public Safety
01/24/05  House: Reported from Appropriations (23-Y 0-N)
01/26/05  House: Read first time
01/27/05  House: Read second time and engrossed
01/28/05  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
01/28/05  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N)
01/28/05  House: Communicated to Senate
01/31/05  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/05  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/16/05  Senate: Reported from General Laws with sub (15-Y 0-N)
02/17/05  Senate: Committee substitute printed 052785824-S1
02/18/05  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
02/18/05  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (38-Y 0-N)
02/21/05  Senate: Read third time
02/21/05  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/21/05  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 052785824-S1
02/21/05  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB2216S1
02/21/05  Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/05  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (40-Y 0-N)
02/22/05  House: Placed on Calendar
02/23/05  House: Senate substitute agreed to by House (98-Y 0-N)
02/23/05  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N)
03/07/05  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2216ER)
03/09/05  House: Enrolled
03/09/05  House: Signed by Speaker
03/11/05  Senate: Signed by President
03/28/05  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 881 (effective 7/1/05)
04/05/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0881)