Wrongful death action; distribution of award. (HB1862)

Introduced By

Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)

Progress

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

Description

Wrongful death action; distribution of award. Provides that if a person dies testate and a wrongful death action is filed following the death of such person, the court may consider the beneficiaries designated in the will when determining the distribution of damages. Amends § 8.01-53, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/13/2015Committee
01/13/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15103555D
01/13/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/20/2015Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
01/21/2015Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/10/2015Left in Courts of Justice

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 55 seconds.