Condemnation cases; jury selection. (HB1800)

Introduced By

Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake) with support from co-patron Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Selection of jurors in condemnation cases. Clarifies that 13 juror names shall be drawn by the judge. The bill corrects an oversight from last year's changes, which increased the size of the panel from 9 to 13. Read the Bill »


03/19/2007: signed by governor


12/29/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 076061276
12/29/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/11/2007Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
01/29/2007Committee substitute printed 076100276-H1
01/30/2007Read first time
01/31/2007Read second time
01/31/2007Committee substitute agreed to 076100276-H1
01/31/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1800H1
02/01/2007Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/01/2007VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2007Communicated to Senate
02/02/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/12/2007Committee substitute printed 070751820-S1
02/13/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/13/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2007Read third time
02/14/2007Reading of substitute waived
02/14/2007Committee substitute agreed to 070753820-S1
02/14/2007Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1800S1
02/14/2007Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/2007Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2007Passed Senate with substitute (38-Y 0-N 2-A)
02/14/2007VOTE: (38-Y 0-N 2-A) (see vote tally)
02/15/2007Placed on Calendar
02/16/2007Passed by for the day
02/19/2007Senate substitute rejected by House (4-Y 95-N)
02/19/2007VOTE: REJECTED (4-Y 95-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2007Senate insisted on substitute (38-Y 0-N)
02/21/2007VOTE: (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2007Senate requested conference committee
02/22/2007House acceded to request
02/22/2007Conferees appointed by House
02/22/2007Delegates: Cosgrove, Athey, Barlow
02/22/2007Rules Suspended to waive reading of conferees (31-Y 0-N 2-A)
02/22/2007VOTE: (31-Y 0-N 2-A) (see vote tally)
02/22/2007Conferees appointed by Senate
02/22/2007Senators: Obenshain, Blevins, Edwards
02/24/2007Conference substitute printed 077258276-H2
02/24/2007Conference report agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N)
02/24/2007VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2007Reading of conference report waived
02/24/2007Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)
02/24/2007VOTE: (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/12/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1800ER)
03/12/2007Signed by President
03/13/2007Signed by Speaker
03/19/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 450 (effective 7/1/07)
03/27/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0450)