Divorce proceedings; service requirements and waiver of notice of further proceedings. (SB161)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Divorce proceedings; service requirements and waiver of notice of further proceedings. Provides that, in divorce cases, when the defendant has been served with the complaint by personal or substituted service, and the defendant fails to answer, plead, or otherwise appear within 21 days of such service, the defendant shall be deemed to have waived notice of further proceedings in the case and no further service of process upon him shall be required. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/11/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100593D
01/11/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/12/2010Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/18/2010Reported from Courts of Justice (10-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2010Read second time and engrossed
01/21/2010Read third time and passed Senate (31-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2010Placed on Calendar
02/03/2010Read first time
02/03/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2010Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
03/01/2010Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (4-Y 7-N)
03/14/2010Left in Courts of Justice

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 5 minutes.