Circuit and district courts; withdrawal of appeals. (SB566)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Withdrawal of appeals from district courts; civil proceedings. Establishes procedures for parties who appeal decisions from district courts in civil actions to withdraw such appeals. Currently there are only procedures for the withdrawal of appeals from district courts in certain criminal cases. This bill is a recommendation of the Boyd-Graves Conference. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 080229400
01/09/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2008Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/04/2008Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2008Read second time and engrossed
02/07/2008Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2008Communicated to House
02/12/2008Placed on Calendar
02/12/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2008Assigned Courts sub: Mental Health
02/14/2008Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/27/2008Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (14-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2008Read second time
03/03/2008Read third time
03/03/2008Committee amendment agreed to
03/03/2008Engrossed by House as amended
03/03/2008Passed House with amendment (86-Y 14-N)
03/03/2008VOTE: --- PASSAGE (86-Y 14-N)
03/05/2008House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/08/2008Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB566ER)
03/08/2008Signed by Speaker
03/11/2008Signed by President
03/12/2008Signed by Speaker
03/12/2008Signed by President
03/27/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 706 (effective 7/1/08)