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2012 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Procedure
Sponsored By:
Delegate Clippinger
Criminal Procedure - Search Warrants - Application and Affidavit


Repealing the requirement that an affidavit accompanying a search warrant contain specified facts within the personal knowledge of the affiant; authorizing a court to seal an application for a search warrant or a search warrant under specified circumstances; authorizing the court to grant multiple 30-day extensions of the time that specified documents are to remain sealed under specified circumstances; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Motion Rules Suspended for late introduction (Delegate Clippinger) Adopted (125-3)
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations
Senate Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Circuit Courts
District Courts
Search and Seizure

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Criminal Procedure
( 1-203 , 1-203 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Not available at this time
Amendments: None offered
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
March 16, 2012: Motion Rules Suspended for late introduction (Clippinger) Adopted (125-3)
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