Civil actions; docketing for trial. (SB1009)

Introduced By

Sen. Dick Saslaw (D-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Civil actions; docketing for trial. Provides that civil actions, except domestic relations cases brought under Chapter 11 of Title 16.1 or under Title 20, cannot be set for trial for at least six months after service of process is made on all defendants unless the parties to the action agree otherwise or good cause is shown that the trial should proceed at an earlier date. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 070051824
01/09/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/01/2007Committee substitute printed 070582816-S1
02/02/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/02/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2007Read second time
02/05/2007Reading of substitute waived
02/05/2007Committee substitute agreed to 070582816-S1
02/05/2007Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1009S1
02/06/2007Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2007Communicated to House
02/07/2007Placed on Calendar
02/07/2007Read first time
02/07/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/09/2007Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
02/20/2007Left in Courts of Justice