Nonsuits; tolling of limitations, contractual limitation periods. (SB170)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon) with support from co-patron Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)

Progress

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

Description

Nonsuits; tolling of limitations; contractual limitation periods. Provides that a voluntary nonsuit tolls both a contractual limitation period and a statutorily governed limitation period. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
12/30/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100403D
12/30/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/03/2016Reported from Courts of Justice (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2016Read second time and engrossed
02/09/2016Passed by for the day
02/10/2016Read third time and passed Senate (29-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2016Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2016Passed Senate (28-Y 12-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2016Placed on Calendar
02/12/2016Read first time
02/12/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/19/2016Assigned App. sub: Civil Law
02/19/2016Assigned 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 (SB170ER)
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 268 (effective 7/1/16)
03/07/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0268)

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 1 minute.

Transcript

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



Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): THE QUESTION IS 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 170, A BILL RELATING TO NONSUITS; TOLLING OF LIMITATIONS; CONTRACTUAL LIMITATION PERIODS. REPORTED FROM COMMITTEE FOR COURTS OF JUSTICE. THE SENATOR FROM EASTERN FAIRFAX COUNTY, SENATOR SUROVELL.

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon): MR. PRESIDENT, I MOVE THAT THE BILL BE ENGROSSED AND ADVANCED TO THE THIRD READING.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): THE QUESTION IS SHALL THE


Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke): 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 OPPOSED NO. ARE THE SENATORS READY TO VOTE? DO ANY SENATORS DESIRE TO CHANGE THEIR VOTE? THE CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL.

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke): AYES 40, NOS 0.

[Unknown]: AYES 40, NOS 0. THE BILL PASSES. SENATE BILL 170, RELATING TO NONSUITS, TOLLING OF LIMITATIONS, CONTRACTUAL

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB441.