Virginia State Bar; granting certificate of admission to law professors. (SB1159)

Introduced By

Sen. Henry Marsh (D-Richmond)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia State Bar admission for full-time law school professors. Allows a full-time law professor to be admitted as an active member of the Virginia State Bar without examination provided that (i) he has been engaged in the full-time practice of law for five of the seven years immediately preceding application for membership to the Virginia State Bar; (ii) he is employed as a full-time professor at an American Bar Association accredited Virginia law school; and (iii) he meets all other requirements for admission to the Virginia State Bar. The bill provides that membership is limited to the period of employment as a full-time professor. Amends § 54.1-3931, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/09/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13103593D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2013Reported from Courts of Justice (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/22/2013Read third time and passed Senate (29-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Placed on Calendar
01/25/2013Read first time
01/25/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/07/2013Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
02/15/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
02/18/2013Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (15-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Read second time
02/20/2013Read third time
02/20/2013Committee amendments agreed to
02/20/2013Passed by for the day
02/21/2013Read third time
02/21/2013Engrossed by House as amended SB1159
02/21/2013Passed House with amendments (87-Y 8-N)
02/21/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (87-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013Passed by temporarily
02/21/2013House amendments rejected by Senate (9-Y 29-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013House insisted on amendments
02/21/2013House requested conference committee
02/21/2013Senate acceded to request (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013Conferees appointed by Senate
02/21/2013Senators: Marsh, McEachin, Edwards
02/21/2013Conferees appointed by House
02/21/2013Delegates: Kilgore, Iaquinto, McClellan
02/22/2013Conference substitute printed 13105464D-S1
02/22/2013Conference report agreed to by House (83-Y 14-N)
02/22/2013VOTE: ADOPTION (83-Y 14-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2013Conference report agreed to by Senate (33-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2013Enrolled
03/04/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1159ER)
03/04/2013Signed by President
03/05/2013Signed by Speaker
03/14/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 396 (effective 7/1/13)
03/14/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0396)

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 13 minutes.