Minor; actions against parents for conduct thereof. (HB1176)

Introduced By

Del. Melanie Rapp (R-Yorktown) with support from co-patrons Del. Phil Hamilton (R-Newport News), Del. Glenn Oder (R-Newport News), Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg), and Sen. Martin Williams (R-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Actions against parents for conduct of a minor. Amends statute to allow a cause of action against a parent or parents of a minor for personal injuries inflicted willfully and maliciously by that minor. Currently a cause of action only exists for damages inflicted to property. Read the Bill »


03/06/2006: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/11/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 060771480
01/11/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/10/2006Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (13-Y 9-N)
02/11/2006Read first time
02/13/2006Read second time
02/13/2006Committee amendment agreed to
02/13/2006Engrossed by House as amended HB1176E
02/13/2006Printed as engrossed 060771480-E
02/14/2006Read third time and passed House (72-Y 28-N)
02/14/2006VOTE: PASSAGE (72-Y 28-N)
02/14/2006Communicated to Senate
02/15/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
03/06/2006Continued to 2007 in Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N)