Appointment of guardian/conservator; when court hearing petition therefor, spouse may be appointed. (HB1657)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Marshall (R-Manassas)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Appointment of guardian or conservator. Provides that when a court hearing a petition to appoint a guardian or conservator finds that appointment of a guardian or conservator is necessary and the respondent is married, the respondent's spouse shall be considered for appointment as guardian or conservator before any other person. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/15/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 093198616
12/15/2008Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/15/2009Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/15/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/20/2009Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/26/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
01/28/2009Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2009Read first time
02/02/2009Committee amendments from Courts of Justice agreed to
02/02/2009Read second time
02/02/2009Committee amendments agreed to
02/02/2009Engrossed by House as amended HB1657E
02/02/2009Printed as engrossed 093198616-E
02/03/2009Read third time and passed House (97-Y 1-N)
02/03/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (97-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2009Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (9-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2009Passed by for the day
02/19/2009Read third time
02/19/2009Reading of amendment waived
02/19/2009Committee amendment agreed to
02/19/2009Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/19/2009Passed Senate with amendment (36-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2009Placed on Calendar
02/23/2009Senate amendment agreed to by House (100-Y 0-N)
02/23/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1657ER)
02/25/2009Signed by Speaker
02/26/2009Signed by President
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 433 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0433)