Funeral services; disputes between next of kin. (HB650)

Introduced By

Del. Ward Armstrong (D-Martinsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Funeral services; disputes between next of kin.  Provides a judicial process for determining who makes the decision for the arrangements for a decedent's funeral or the disposition of his remains when there is a dispute between the next of kin. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102132D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/19/2010Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/19/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB650)
01/25/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 2-N)
01/27/2010Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2010Committee substitute printed 10104632D-H1
01/29/2010Read first time
02/01/2010Passed by for the day
02/02/2010Read second time
02/02/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10104632D-H1
02/02/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB650H1
02/03/2010Read third time and passed House (96-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/03/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/04/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2010Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/17/2010Rereferred from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2010Rereferred to Education and Health
02/23/2010Assigned Education sub: Health Licensing
03/04/2010Reported from Education and Health (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2010Read third time
03/08/2010Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/13/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB650ER)
03/13/2010Signed by Speaker
03/15/2010Signed by President
04/09/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB650ER)
04/10/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 383 (effective 7/1/10)
04/10/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0383)