General district court; arbitration. (HB641)

Introduced By

Del. Jay Leftwich (R-Chesapeake)

Progress

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

Description

Jurisdiction of general district court; arbitration. Establishes that the general district courts have concurrent jurisdiction with the circuit courts to submit matters to arbitration where the amount in controversy is within the jurisdictional limits of the general district court. This bill is a recommendation of the Boyd-Graves Conference. Amends § 16.1-77, § 8.01-577, § 8.01-581.014, § 8.01-581.016, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2016Committee
01/11/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100263D
01/11/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee Civil Law
01/14/2016Assigned App. sub: Subcommittee Civil Law
01/14/2016Assigned Courts sub:
01/20/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
01/27/2016Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2016Read first time
02/01/2016Read second time
02/01/2016Committee amendment agreed to
02/01/2016Engrossed by House as amended HB641E
02/01/2016Printed as engrossed 16100263D-E
02/02/2016Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/02/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/17/2016Reported from Courts of Justice (12-Y 0-N 2-A) (see vote tally)
02/19/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2016Read third time
02/22/2016Passed Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2016Enrolled
02/24/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB641ER)
02/24/2016Signed by Speaker
02/25/2016Signed by President
02/25/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/25/16
02/25/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 3, 2016
03/01/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 181 (effective 7/1/16)
03/01/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0181)

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 56 seconds.