Parentage proceedings; circuit courts, etc. have concurrent jurisdiction. (HB282)

Introduced By

Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Parentage proceedings; jurisdiction. Clarifies that circuit courts and juvenile and domestic relations district courts have concurrent original jurisdiction over proceedings to determine parentage. Such concurrent jurisdiction is already provided for in Chapter 3.1 (proceedings to determine parentage) of Title 20. This bill is a recommendation of the Committee on District Courts and the Judicial Council. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/02/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 081680866
01/02/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/2008Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/21/2008Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2008Read first time
01/24/2008Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
01/25/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2008Communicated to Senate
01/28/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/13/2008Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2008Committee substitute printed 080292752-S1
02/15/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 1-N)
02/18/2008Read third time
02/18/2008Reading of substitute waived
02/18/2008Committee substitute agreed to 080292752-S1
02/18/2008Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB282S1
02/18/2008Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
02/19/2008Placed on Calendar
02/20/2008Senate substitute agreed to by House 080292752-S1 (97-Y 0-N)
02/20/2008VOTE: --- ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N)
02/21/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB282ER)
02/21/2008Signed by Speaker
02/25/2008Signed by President
03/03/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 163 (effective 7/1/08)
03/03/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 164 (effective 7/1/08)
03/05/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0164)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB46.


tracy marcus writes:

Please pass this bill. We need to allow good parents to parent and we need mental health professionals to be able to contribute to cases in front of judges/courts.