Summary judgment; use of depositions as basis for motion or to strike evidence. (HB1708)

Introduced By

Del. Greg Habeeb (R-Salem) with support from 24 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dickie Bell (R-Staunton), Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville), Del. Ben Cline (R-Amherst), Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. John A. Cox (R-Ashland), Del. Matt Fariss (R-Rustburg), Del. Chris Head (R-Roanoke), Del. Gordon Helsel (R-Poquoson), Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna), Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), Del. Jimmie Massie (R-Richmond), Del. Jackson Miller (R-Manassas), Del. Rick Morris (R-Carrollton), Del. Brenda Pogge (R-Williamsburg), Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill), Del. David Ramadan (R-South Riding), Del. Margaret Ransone (R-Kinsale), Del. Nick Rush (R-Christiansburg), Del. Ed Scott (R-Culpeper), Del. Mike Watson (R-Williamsburg), Del. Michael Webert (R-Marshall), Del. David Yancey (R-Newport News), Del. Joseph Yost (R-Blacksburg), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)

Progress

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

Description

Civil remedies; use of depositions. Allows for motions for summary judgment to be based, in whole or in part, upon pleadings, depositions, answers to interrogatories, admissions on file, or affidavits. Currently, such motions cannot be based on depositions unless agreed to by the parties. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/08/2013Committee
01/08/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102871D
01/08/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/22/2013Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
01/23/2013Subcommittee recommends incorporating (HB1374-Head) (8-Y 0-N)
01/23/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
01/28/2013Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2013Committee substitute printed 13104535D-H1
01/29/2013Incorporates HB1374
01/30/2013Read first time
01/31/2013Read second time
01/31/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13104535D-H1
01/31/2013Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1708H1
02/01/2013Read third time and passed House (98-Y 1-N)
02/01/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/11/2013Reported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2013Read third time
02/13/2013Passed Senate (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Enrolled
02/18/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1708ER)
02/18/2013Signed by Speaker
02/19/2013Signed by President
03/05/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 76 (effective 7/1/13)
03/05/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0076)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 3 minutes.