Spousal support factors; factors contributing to dissolution, including any ground for divorce. (HB668)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Spousal support factors; spouses convicted of certain violations. Provides that a court shall consider a conviction of any violation of Article 4 (Assaults and Bodily Woundings) or Article 7 (Criminal Sexual Assault) of Chapter 4 of Title 18.2, or other substantially similar crimes of another state or of the United States by one spouse against another when determining the nature, amount, and duration of spousal support awards. Read the Bill »


04/01/2016: signed by governor


01/11/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101407D
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:
02/01/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (10-Y 0-N)
02/03/2016Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2016Committee substitute printed 16104906D-H1
02/05/2016Read first time
02/08/2016Read second time
02/08/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16104906D-H1
02/08/2016Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB668H1
02/09/2016Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/09/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/29/2016Reported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2016Read third time
03/02/2016Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB668ER)
03/04/2016Signed by Speaker
03/07/2016Signed by President
03/08/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, April 11, 2016
03/08/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/8/2016
03/08/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016
04/01/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 615 (effective 7/1/16)
04/01/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0615)