Equitable distribution; monetary award in divorce case may be enforceable same as judgment. (HB377)

Introduced By

Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)

Progress

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

Description

Equitable distribution; monetary award; enforcement. Clarifies that a monetary award made in a divorce case is enforceable in the same manner as any other money judgment. Amends § 20-107.3, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10103677D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/15/2010Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/18/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
01/22/2010Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2010Read first time
01/27/2010Read second time and engrossed
01/28/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/28/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
01/29/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/17/2010Assigned Courts sub: Civil
03/01/2010Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2010Read third time
03/03/2010Reading of amendment waived
03/03/2010Committee amendment agreed to
03/03/2010Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/03/2010Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2010Placed on Calendar
03/05/2010Passed by for the day
03/08/2010Senate amendment agreed to by House (98-Y 0-N)
03/08/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/13/2010Enrolled
03/13/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB377ER)
03/13/2010Signed by Speaker
03/15/2010Signed by President
04/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 506 (effective 7/1/10)
04/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0506)

Comments

Richard Blaine writes:

If only visitation award was enforced with the same vigor.