Circuit court clerks; disaster plan for recovery of any land record maintained electronically. (SB87)

Introduced By

Sen. Tom Garrett (R-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Circuit court clerks; preservation of land records in paper form. Requires circuit court clerks to preserve in paper form all land records that are in their possession in paper form on July 1, 2016, and all land records filed in paper form on or after July 1, 2016, and to convert to and preserve in paper form all land records filed electronically on or after July 1, 2016. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/22/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100681D
12/22/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/01/2016Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2016Committee substitute printed 16104455D-S1
02/02/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2016Read second time
02/03/2016Reading of substitute waived
02/03/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16104455D-S1
02/03/2016Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB87S1
02/04/2016Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB87S1)
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 (SB87ER)
02/29/2016Signed by Speaker
03/01/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB87ER)
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 264 (effective 7/1/17)
03/07/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0264)