2009 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Procedure Prior Year Introduction As: SB 166/05 - JPR
Sponsored By:
Delegates Montgomery, Carr, V. Clagett, Doory, Dumais, Frush, Howard, Jameson, Krysiak, Lee, Levy, Love, and Riley
Sexual Offenses - Polygraph Examination of Alleged Victims - Prohibited


Prohibiting a State's Attorney or law enforcement officer involved in an investigation or prosecution of a sexual offense from requesting or requiring an alleged victim of a sexual offense to submit to a polygraph examination; providing an exception for alleged victims who request to take a polygraph examination or who previously made a false statement, report, or complaint regarding a sexual offense; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 3/19 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Virginia P. Clagett, District 30
Delegate Ann Marie Doory, District 43
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Sally Jameson, District 28
Delegate Carolyn J. Krysiak, District 46
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Murray D. Levy, District 28
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate B. Daniel Riley, District 34A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Lie Detection
Sexual Offenses
State`s Attorneys
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Criminal Procedure
( 2-101 , 2-104 , 2-106.1 )
Public Safety
( 3-101 )


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