Failure to appear; service of process. (HB1310)

Introduced By

Del. Jay Leftwich (R-Chesapeake)

Progress

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

Description

Failure to appear; service of process. Provides that a summons for failure to appear on a mailed summons may be served by any person authorized to serve process. Under existing law any person age 18 or older who is not a party or otherwise interested in the subject matter in controversy may serve process. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/21/2016Committee
01/21/2016Presented and ordered printed 16104255D
01/21/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/26/2016Assigned to sub: Criminal Law
02/01/2016Assigned to sub: Civil Law
02/01/2016Assigned App. sub: Civil Law
02/01/2016Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
02/03/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/10/2016Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2016Read first time
02/15/2016Read second time and engrossed
02/16/2016Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/16/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/17/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/22/2016Reported from Courts of Justice (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2016Read third time
02/24/2016Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2016Enrolled
02/25/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1310ER)
02/25/2016Signed by Speaker
02/26/2016Signed by President
02/29/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/29/16
02/29/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 7, 2016
03/04/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 242 (effective 7/1/16)
03/04/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0242)

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 25 seconds.

Transcript

This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.



Del. Jay Leftwich (R-Chesapeake): THANK YOU, MR. SPEAKER, LADIES AND GENTLEMEN OF THE HOUSE, WE KNOW IF YOU RUN A RED LIGHT, A SUMMONS CAN BE MAILED TO YOU. IF YOU DON'T SHOW UP, THEN, CURRENT STATUTE REQUIRES YOU BE SERVED WITH A NOTICE FOR THAT SUMMONS BY THE SHERIFF. THIS ALLOWS THAT THAT BE SERVED BY A PROCESS SERVER WHICH IS