2007 Regular Session


File Code: State Government - General Assembly Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 384
Sponsored By:
Delegates Simmons, G. Clagett, Jones, McIntosh, and Vallario
General Assembly - Legislative Inquiries and Examinations


Clarifying that the Legislative Policy Committee may delegate its authority to issue subpoenas and administer oaths to any committee created by the Legislative Policy Committee; providing specified venue and procedures for legislative committees that have the power to issue subpoenas whenever those committees seek to take legal action to obtain compliance with a subpoena; providing for procedures and venue with respect to the filing of a petition for an order directing compliance with a subpoena or compelling testimony; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Luiz R. S. Simmons, District 17
Delegate Galen R. Clagett, District 3A
Delegate Adrienne A. Jones, District 10
Delegate Maggie McIntosh, District 43
Delegate Joseph F. Vallario, Jr., District 27A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

AELR Committee
Appeals -see also- Judicial Review
Circuit Courts
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee.
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest.
Legislative Policy Committee
News Media
Television -see also- Cable Television

Bill affects the following Statutes:

State Government
( 2-407 , 2-408 , 2-507 , 2-807 , 2-1104 , 2-1602 , 2-1609 , 2-1802 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered