2010 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Procedure
Sponsored By:
Delegates Norman, Boteler, Dwyer, Frank, George, Haddaway, Jenkins, Kach, Kipke, Krebs, McComas, McConkey, Riley, Schuh, Stocksdale, and Stull
Criminal Procedure - Court Costs - Payment for Foreign Language Interpreter


Changing the definition of "costs" in a criminal case to include a specified amount for services and expenses paid to a foreign language interpreter appointed by a court for a defendant; authorizing a court to charge a defendant who was appointed a foreign language interpreter during the prosecution of the case and found guilty of a crime with specified interpreter costs except under specified circumstances; and exempting a defendant represented by the Public Defender from being charged the costs of an interpreter.

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 2/24 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate H. Wayne Norman, District 35A
Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate Don H. Dwyer, Jr., District 31
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate Ron George, District 30
Delegate Jeannie Haddaway, District 37B
Delegate Charles A. Jenkins, District 3B
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5B
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Susan W. Krebs, District 9B
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Tony McConkey, District 33A
Delegate B. Daniel Riley, District 34A
Delegate Steven R. Schuh, District 31
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A
Delegate Paul S. Stull, District 4A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Aliens and Citizenship
Court Costs
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans`; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 7-501 , 7-502 , 9-114 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :