2013 Regular Session



Drugged Driving - Drug Recognition Expert - Testimony

Sponsored by:

Delegate McDermott


In the House - Hearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Establishing that a police officer who is certified as a drug recognition expert may be qualified to testify under specified circumstances; establishing that the opinion of a specified police officer as to specified matters concerning drugs and controlled dangerous substances may be admissible at trial; establishing that a specified drug evaluation and classification protocol is deemed to be generally accepted within the scientific community and based on generally accepted scientific principles; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates McDermott, Afzali, Cluster, Dumais, Hogan, Hough, McComas, Mitchell, and Ready
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0959
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
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Broad Subject(s):Vehicle Laws - Drunk Driving
Narrow Subject(s):Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Drunk and Drugged Driving
Job Training
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Statutes:Article - Transportation

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