Pendente lite support award; source of award. (SB70)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer Wexton (D-Leesburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Source of pendente lite support award. Provides that any award or order made by the court pending a suit for divorce, annulment, or separate maintenance shall be paid from the post-separation income of the obligor unless the court, for good cause shown, orders otherwise. The bill also provides that, upon the request of either party, the court may identify the specific source from which the financial obligation imposed is to be paid. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/21/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101241D
12/21/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/01/2016Reported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 0-N 2-A) (see vote tally)
02/02/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2016Read second time and engrossed
02/04/2016Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2016Placed on Calendar
02/08/2016Read first time
02/08/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2016Assigned App. sub: Civil Law
02/16/2016Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
02/17/2016Subcommittee 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)
02/29/2016Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB70ER)
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
03/11/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 352 (effective 7/1/16)
03/11/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0352)