Judgment on affidavit in action upon contract or note; defect in affidavit, continuance. (SB230)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Judgment on affidavit in action upon contract or note; grounds for dismissal. Provides that an action upon a contract or note for which the plaintiff is entitled to judgment on an affidavit shall not be subject to dismissal for reason of a defect in the affidavit. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/03/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100382D
01/03/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2014Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (7-Y 5-N 3-A) (see vote tally)
01/14/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
01/15/2014Read second time
01/15/2014Reading of amendment waived
01/15/2014Committee amendment agreed to
01/15/2014Engrossed by Senate as amended SB230E
01/15/2014Printed as engrossed 14100382D-E
01/16/2014Read third time and passed Senate (25-Y 11-N)
01/20/2014Placed on Calendar
01/20/2014Read first time
01/20/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2014Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
02/17/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
02/21/2014Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2014Read second time
02/26/2014Read third time
02/26/2014Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/26/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2014Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB230ER)
03/03/2014Signed by Speaker
03/03/2014Signed by President
04/06/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 688 (effective 7/1/14)
04/06/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0688)


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 35 seconds.