Burial services; Cemetery Board to develop process to ensure consumers get accurate cost estimates. (HB1563)

Introduced By

Del. Bobby Orrock (R-Thornburg)

Progress

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

Description

Cemetery Board; cemetery operators; itemized statement and general price list. Provides that whenever a general price list or itemized statement of charges in connection with burial services is provided to an individual, a cemetery company must obtain a written acknowledgment of receipt. Under current law a general price list or itemized statement of charges is required to be offered with no acknowledgement of receipt. Amends § 54.1-2327, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/04/2013Committee
01/04/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100364D
01/04/2013Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/11/2013Assigned GL sub: #4 Professions/Occupations and Administrative Process
01/22/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
01/24/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1563)
01/24/2013Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2013Committee substitute printed 13104466D-H1
01/28/2013Read first time
01/29/2013Read second time
01/29/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13104466D-H1
01/29/2013Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1563H1
01/30/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/30/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1563H1)
01/31/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2013Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/11/2013Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2013Read third time
02/14/2013Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2013Enrolled
02/20/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1563ER)
02/20/2013Signed by Speaker
02/20/2013Signed by President
02/21/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1563ER)
03/13/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 251 (effective 7/1/13)
03/13/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0251)

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 1 minute.