Death by wrongful act; whenever fetal death, natural mother may bring an action against person, etc. (SB674)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta) with support from co-patrons Sen. Tom Garrett (R-Lynchburg), and Sen. Steve Martin (R-Chesterfield)

Progress

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

Description

Action for death by wrongful act; how and when to be brought. For the purpose of this section, death of a person includes a fetus. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/20/2012Presented and ordered printed 12104518D
01/20/2012Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/09/2012Reported from Education and Health with amendments (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Read second time
02/13/2012Reading of amendments waived
02/13/2012Committee amendments agreed to
02/13/2012Reading of amendment waived
02/13/2012Amendment by Senator Barker agreed to
02/13/2012Engrossed by Senate as amended SB674E
02/13/2012Printed as engrossed 12104518D-E
02/14/2012Read third time and passed Senate (27-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2012Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (37-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2012Passed Senate (28-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2012Placed on Calendar
02/16/2012Read first time
02/16/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/20/2012Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
02/27/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 2-N)
02/27/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (14-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2012Committee substitute printed 12105668D-H1
02/29/2012Read second time
03/01/2012Read third time
03/01/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12105668D-H1
03/01/2012Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB674H1
03/01/2012Passed House with substitute (76-Y 19-N 1-A)
03/01/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (76-Y 19-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
03/05/2012Reconsideration of House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2012Passed by temporarily
03/05/2012House substitute agreed to by Senate (33-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2012Title replaced 12105668D-H1
03/08/2012Enrolled
03/08/2012Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB674ER)
03/08/2012Signed by Speaker
03/09/2012Signed by President
04/09/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 725 (effective 7/1/12)
04/09/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0725)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 7 minutes.