Custody & visitation orders; expedited hearings for those on active military duty. (HB1074)

Introduced By

Del. Terrie Suit (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Expedited hearings; active duty military. Provides that persons on active duty military may motion the court for an expedited hearing on custody and visitation matters. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 081532744
01/09/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2008Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/28/2008Continued to 2009 in Courts of Justice
12/04/2008Left in Courts of Justice


Marsha Maines writes:

- may need modification to address support as part of the visitation and or custody - the state treats the support $$ as a separate issue but in reality its NOT. Ask any child.

Waldo Jaquith writes:

I suspect that the point is moot, MarshaDel. Suit resigned her seat in October, and I don't imagine that anybody else is going to carry her bills for her.