Sovereign immunity; State, etc., have appeal right to Supreme Court of any order denying a plea. (SB1381)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Interlocutory appeal; sovereign immunity.  Provides that the Commonwealth or any agency, instrumentality, political subdivision, or agent or employee thereof, have an appeal of right to the Supreme Court of Virginia of any order denying a plea of sovereign immunity entered in a civil action prior to the commencement of trial. Read the Bill »


01/31/2011: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/14/2011Presented and ordered printed
01/14/2011Presented and ordered printed 11102433D
01/14/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/19/2011Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/31/2011Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)