Business entities; when referring to service of process includes any subpoena, summons, etc. (HB819)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Business entities; process.  Provides that "process," when referring to service of process on the registered agent of a corporation, limited liability company, or business trust, includes any subpoena, summons, order, or other notice requiring the appearance of a witness or production of documents that is issued in any civil or criminal proceeding. Amends § 13.1-1002, § 13.1-1201, § 13.1-603, § 13.1-803, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100957D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/19/2010Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/19/2010Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
01/20/2010Impact statement from SCC (HB819)
01/25/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (10-Y 0-N)
02/08/2010Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely
02/16/2010Left in Courts of Justice