District courts; appeal may be taken to circuit court & heard de novo. (SB1290)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Appeal from juvenile and domestic relations district court. States that an appeal from the juvenile court is to be taken in accordance with the appeal provisions specified for the district courts. A second enacting clause provides that this amendment is declarative of existing law. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 091518228
01/14/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/15/2009Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/09/2009Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Read second time
02/10/2009Reading of amendments waived
02/10/2009Committee amendments agreed to
02/10/2009Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1290E
02/10/2009Printed as engrossed 091518228-E
02/10/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Passed Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2009Placed on Calendar
02/13/2009Read first time
02/13/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2009Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/18/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting
02/23/2009Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2009Committee substitute printed 090344228-H1
02/24/2009Read second time
02/25/2009Read third time
02/25/2009Committee substitute agreed to 090344228-H1
02/25/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1290H1
02/25/2009Passed House with substitute (98-Y 0-N)
02/25/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2009House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2009Title replaced 090344228-H1
03/09/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1290ER)
03/09/2009Signed by President
03/11/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1290ER)
03/11/2009Signed by Speaker
03/30/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 729 (effective 7/1/09)
03/30/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0729)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 1 minute.