Personal injury and wrongful death actions; disclosure of physical address of insured person. (SB128)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)

Progress

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

Description

Personal injury and wrongful death actions; disclosure of physical address of insured person. Requires an insurance company to disclose the physical address of an alleged tortfeasor upon request of an injured person, personal representative, or attorney in a cause of action for personal injury or wrongful death due to a motor vehicle accident within 30 days of the request. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
12/29/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101499D
12/29/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/03/2016Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (14-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/03/2016Committee substitute printed 16104913D-S1
02/05/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2016Read second time
02/08/2016Reading of substitute waived
02/08/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16104913D-S1
02/08/2016Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB128S1
02/09/2016Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2016Placed on Calendar
02/11/2016Read first time
02/11/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/18/2016Assigned App. sub: Civil Law
02/18/2016Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
02/22/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
02/24/2016Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2016Read second time
02/26/2016Read third time
02/26/2016Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/26/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2016Enrolled
02/29/2016Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB128ER)
02/29/2016Signed by Speaker
03/03/2016Signed by President
03/04/2016Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/4/16
03/04/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 11, 2016
03/07/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 267 (effective 7/1/16)
03/07/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0267)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.

Transcript

This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.

SENATE BILL 22, A BILL RELATING TO EXPUNGEMENT OF CERTAIN OFFENSES. REPORTED FROM COMMITTEE FOR COURTS OF JUSTICE. I WOULD ASK THAT THE BILL BE ENGROSSED AND ADVANCED TO THE THIRD READING. VERY KIND OF YOU, SENATOR.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): SHALL THE BILL BE ENGROSSED AND ADVANCED TO THE THIRD READING. ALL IN FAVOR SAY AYE. THOSE OPPOSED, NO. THE AYES HAVE IT. THE BILL IS ENGROSSED AND ADVANCED TO THE THIRD READING.

[Unknown]: SENATE BILL 128, A BILL RELATING TO PERSONAL INJURY AND WRONGFUL DEATH ACTIONS; DISCLOSURE OF ADDRESS. REPORTED FROM COMMITTEE FOR COURTS OF JUSTICE WITH SUBSTITUTE. THE SENATOR FROM ROANOKE CITY, SENATOR EDWARDS.

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke): I MOVE THAT THE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE BE AGREED TO.

[Unknown]: THE REQUEST HE IS SHALL THE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE BE AGREED TO. ALL IN FAVOR SAY AYE. THOSE OPPOSED, NO. THE AYES HAVE IT. THE SUBSTITUTE IS AGREED TO. THE SENATOR FROM ROANOKE CITY?

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke): MR. PRESIDENT I MOVE THAT THE BILL BE GROSS.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): THE QUESTION IS SHALL THE
ALL IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION WILL RECORD THEIR VOTES AYE, THOSE OPPOSED NO. ARE THE SENATORS READY TO VOTE? HAVE ALL THE SENATORS VOTED? DO ANY SENATORS DESIRE TO CHANGE THEIR VOTE? THE CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL.

[Unknown]: AYES 40, NOS 0. AYES 40, NOS 0. THE BILL PASSES. THE SENATOR FROM FAIRFAX CITY, SENATOR PETERSEN.

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax): SENATE BILL 128, RELATING TO PERSONAL INJURY AND WRONGFUL DEATH ACTIONS, DISCLOSURE OF ADDRESS.

[Unknown]: THE SENATOR FROM ROANOKE CITY, SENATOR EDWARDS.

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke): MR. PRESIDENT, I MOVE THE BILL PASS AND BY WAY OF EXPLANATION, SENATE BILL 128 IS A VERY SIMPLE BILL. IT SIMPLY PROVIDES THAT PRIOR TO A LAWSUIT BEING FILED, IF AN ATTORNEY OR THE INJURED PARTY REQUESTS THE INSURANCE COMPANY TO PROVIDE THE PHYSICAL ADDRESS OF THE INSURED, THEN THE INSURANCE COMPANY SHALL PROVIDE THE PHYSICAL ADDRESS IF AVAILABLE. THAT'S ALL IT DOES AND WITH THAT, I RENEW MY MOTION THAT THE BILL PASS.

[Unknown]: THANK YOU, SENATOR. THE QUESTION IS SHALL SENATE BILL 128 ALL IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION WILL RECORD THEIR VOTES AYE, THOSE