Appointed counsel for parents or guardians; attorneys who qualify as guardian ad litem. (HB671)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville) with support from co-patron Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)

Progress

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

Description

Appointed counsel for parents or guardians. Requires court-appointed counsel for a parent or guardian of a child in cases of alleged abuse or neglect or termination of parental rights to be selected from the list of attorneys who qualify as guardians ad litem compiled and maintained by the Judicial Council of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2016Committee
01/11/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101497D
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 (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2016Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2016Read first time
02/08/2016Read second time
02/08/2016Committee amendment agreed to
02/08/2016Engrossed by House as amended HB671E
02/08/2016Printed as engrossed 16101497D-E
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
02/17/2016Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2016Read third time
02/22/2016Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2016Enrolled
02/24/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB671ER)
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 182 (effective 7/1/16)
03/01/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0182)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB7.