Fiduciary; qualification of administrator in action for wrongful death. (SB245)

Introduced By

Sen. Don McEachin (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Qualification of administrator in action for wrongful death or personal injury. Clarifies that a nonresident fiduciary may qualify as an administrator of an estate for the purpose of bringing a wrongful death or personal injury cause of action. Additionally, the bill provides that a resident and nonresident may be appointed as coadministrators. The bill is a recommendation of the Boyd-Graves Conference. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/03/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100531D
01/03/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2014Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/14/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
01/15/2014Read second time
01/15/2014Reading of amendments waived
01/15/2014Committee amendments agreed to
01/15/2014Engrossed by Senate as amended SB245E
01/15/2014Printed as engrossed 14100531D-E
01/16/2014Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
01/20/2014Placed on Calendar
01/20/2014Read first time
01/20/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/25/2014Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
02/26/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
02/28/2014Reported from Courts of Justice (18-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2014Read second time
03/05/2014Read third time
03/05/2014Passed House (95-Y 0-N)
03/05/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2014Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB245ER)
03/07/2014Signed by Speaker
03/10/2014Signed by President
04/03/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 528 (effective 7/1/14)
04/03/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0528)