HB 1909 Search warrants; allows court to temporarily seal.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)
Search warrants. Allows a court to temporarily seal, for a specified period of time, a warrant and a return on the warrant in addition to the affidavit supporting the warrant, and to seal the order sealing the affidavit, warrant or return. The conditions in existing law concerning the sealing of an affidavit apply: sealing is upon application of the attorney of the Commonwealth for good cause shown in an ex parte hearing and an aggrieved party may move the court for the unsealing of the warrant and return with the burden of proof for continued sealing on the Commonwealth.

Full text:
01/11/11  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101195D  pdf
01/25/11  House: Printed as engrossed 11101195D-E  pdf
02/22/11  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1909ER)  pdf
03/16/11  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0219)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments

Status:
01/11/11  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101195D
01/11/11  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/11  House: Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
01/17/11  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
01/19/11  House: Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (22-Y 0-N)
01/21/11  House: Read first time
01/24/11  House: Passed by for the day
01/25/11  House: Read second time
01/25/11  House: Committee amendments agreed to
01/25/11  House: Engrossed by House as amended HB1909E
01/25/11  House: Printed as engrossed 11101195D-E
01/26/11  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/26/11  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
01/27/11  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/11  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/04/11  Senate: Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/14/11  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N)
02/15/11  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/16/11  Senate: Read third time
02/16/11  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/22/11  House: Enrolled
02/22/11  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1909ER)
02/22/11  House: Signed by Speaker
02/23/11  Senate: Signed by President
03/16/11  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 219 (effective 7/1/11)
03/16/11  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0219)