Personal injury and wrongful death actions; disclosure of address of alleged tortfeasor, etc. (SB761)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)

Progress

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

Description

Personal injury and wrongful death actions; disclosure of address of insured person. Requires an insurance company to disclose the address of an alleged tortfeasor upon request of an injured person, personal representative, or attorney in a cause of action for personal injury or wrongful death due to a motor vehicle accident, if such address has not previously been disclosed. The bill also changes the requirement that an insurance company disclose the limits of liability at the time of the accident for any insurance policy that may be applicable to the claim such that the total of "available" rather than "all" medical bills and wage losses equals or exceeds $12,500. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
12/23/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100871D
12/23/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/21/2015Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2015Passed by for the day
01/23/2015Reconsideration of Passed by for the day agreed to (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2015Read second time and engrossed
01/27/2015Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2015Placed on Calendar
01/30/2015Read first time
01/30/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/10/2015Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
02/11/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
02/20/2015Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2015Committee substitute printed 15105051D-H1
02/23/2015Read second time
02/24/2015Read third time
02/24/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15105051D-H1
02/24/2015Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB761H1
02/24/2015Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2015House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2015Title replaced 15105051D-H1
03/06/2015Enrolled
03/06/2015Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB761ER)
03/06/2015Signed by Speaker
03/07/2015Signed by President
03/10/2015Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/10/15
03/10/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/27/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 711 (effective 7/1/15)
03/27/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0711)

Video

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.