Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. (HB1516)

Introduced By

Del. Jay Leftwich (R-Chesapeake)

Progress

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

Description

Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. Provides that if a surviving spouse of a decedent dying on or after January 1, 2017, claims and receives an elective share, the homestead allowance available to the spouse shall be in addition to any benefit or elective share passing to such surviving spouse. The bill provides consistency with other provisions of Article 1.1 ( 64.2-308.1 et seq.) of Chapter 3 of Title 64.2, which governs the elective share of the surviving spouse of a decedent dying on or after July 1, 2017, which was enacted in 2016. The bill contains an emergency clause. Amends § 64.2-311, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
12/22/2016Committee
12/22/2016Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/13/16 17100816D
12/22/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2017Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
01/16/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
01/20/2017Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2017Read first time
01/25/2017Read second time and engrossed
01/26/2017Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/26/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/06/2017Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2017Read third time
02/08/2017Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2017Enrolled
02/10/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1516ER)
02/10/2017Signed by Speaker
02/13/2017Signed by President
02/13/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/13/17
02/13/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 20, 2017
02/17/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 32 (effective 2/17/17)
02/17/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0032)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 35 seconds.

Transcript

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

RELATED TO TRUSTEE. I HOPE IT BE THE PLEASURE OF THE BOD YES TO PASS THE BILL TO THIRD READING. HOUSE BILL 1456, A BILL TO AMEND AND REENACT TWO SECTION OF THE CODE OF VIRGINIA RELATED TO CUSTODY AND VISITATION ORDERS, PARENTING TIME. WITH A SUBSTITUTE. GENTLEMAN FROM FAIRFAX, MR. ALBO.

Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield): MR. SPEAKER, I MOVE SUBSTITUTE.

[Unknown]: THOSE IN FAVOR SAY AYE. OPPOSED, NO. SUBSTITUTE AGREED TO.

Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield): MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE THIS WAS A SUGGESTION FROM AN ATTORNEY AT