Divorce; submission of oral testimony or affidavits in a proceeding. (HB642)

Introduced By

Del. Jay Leftwich (R-Chesapeake)

Progress

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

Description

Submission of oral testimony or affidavits in a divorce proceeding. Provides that either party to a divorce may submit the required depositions or affidavits in support of the grounds for divorce. This bill is a recommendation of the Boyd-Graves Conference. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2016Committee
01/11/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100550D
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 amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2016Read first time
02/01/2016Read second time
02/01/2016Committee amendments agreed to
02/01/2016Engrossed by House as amended HB642E
02/01/2016Printed as engrossed 16100550D-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 with substitute (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2016Committee substitute printed 16105610D-S1
02/19/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2016Read third time
02/22/2016Reading of substitute waived
02/22/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16105610D-S1
02/22/2016Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB642S1
02/22/2016Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2016Placed on Calendar
02/24/2016Senate substitute agreed to by House 16105610D-S1 (100-Y 0-N)
02/24/2016VOTE: ADOPTION (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2016Enrolled
02/25/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB642ER)
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 238 (effective 7/1/16)
03/04/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0238)