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HB 1148 - Courts - Victims of Crime - Interpreters
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Sponsor: Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Last Action: 5/22/2012 - Approved by the Governor - - Chapter 705
House Committee: House Committee on Judiciary
Senate Committee: Senate Committee on Judicial Proceedings
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BILL INFO-2012 Regular Session-HB 1148
2012 Regular Session


File Code: Courts and Court Personnel - Statewide
Sponsored By:
Delegates Lee, Pena-Melnyk, Gutierrez, Arora, Cane, Carr, Conaway, Cullison, DeBoy, Dumais, Elliott, Glenn, Healey, Jameson, A. Kelly, Luedtke, A. Miller, Nathan-Pulliam, B. Robinson, S. Robinson, Stocksdale, and Valderrama
Courts - Victims of Crime - Interpreters


Altering specified requirements relating to the use of interpreters in court proceedings to include the appointment of an interpreter for a victim or victim's representative who is deaf or cannot readily understand or communicate the spoken English language; authorizing a victim or a victim's representative to apply for appointment of a specified interpreter; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 3/6 at 1:00 p.m.

Favorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
Favorable with Amendments {572418/1 Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (139-0)
Returned Passed
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Favorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
Action after passage in House and Senate
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 705

Sponsored by:

Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Sam Arora, District 19
Delegate Rudolph C. Cane, District 37A
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Frank M. Conaway, Jr., District 40
Delegate Bonnie Cullison, District 19
Delegate Steven J. DeBoy, Sr., District 12A
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Donald B. Elliott, District 4B
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Anne Healey, District 22
Delegate Sally Jameson, District 28
Delegate Ariana B. Kelly, District 16
Delegate Eric G. Luedtke, District 14
Delegate Aruna Miller, District 15
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Shane Robinson, District 39
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Deaf Persons
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 9-114 )
Criminal Procedure
( 1-202 , 3-103 , 11-104 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Number: 572418/01     Offered on: March 20, 2012   at: 10:53 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
Judicial Proceedings
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 18, 2012: Third Reading Passed (139-0)
March 27, 2012: Third Reading Passed (45-0)