Guardianship; child custody. (HB2085)

Introduced By

Del. Charniele Herring (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Guardianship; child custody.  Eliminates the option for parents who are separated but not divorced to bring a custody proceeding in either circuit court or juvenile and domestic relations district court. Such actions shall be brought in juvenile and domestic relations district court, unless concurrent jurisdiction exists with the circuit court, i.e., divorce actions. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/12/2011Committee
01/12/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100768D
01/12/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/18/2011Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
01/19/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
01/31/2011Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2011Read first time
02/03/2011Read second time and engrossed
02/04/2011Read third time and passed House (96-Y 2-N)
02/04/2011VOTE: PASSAGE (96-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/08/2011Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/14/2011Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2011Read third time
02/16/2011Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2011Enrolled
02/22/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2085ER)
02/22/2011Signed by Speaker
02/23/2011Signed by President
03/15/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 113 (effective 7/1/11)
03/15/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0113)

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 55 seconds.