Foreign business entities; service of process on registered agent. (HB175)

Introduced By

Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield) with support from co-patron Del. Rip Sullivan (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Foreign business entities; service of process. Establishes that the registered agent of a foreign stock or nonstock corporation, limited liability company, or business trust may be served with a subpoena for depositions, discovery, or documents, regardless of where the documents are located. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/23/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100864D
12/23/2015Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/06/2016Impact statement from SCC (HB175)
02/02/2016Reported from Commerce and Labor (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2016Read first time
02/05/2016Passed by for the day
02/08/2016Read second time and engrossed
02/09/2016Read third time and passed House (97-Y 1-N)
02/09/2016VOTE: PASSAGE (97-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2016Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/29/2016Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor with letter (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)