Civilian employees and foreign service officers; personal jurisdiction over a person, domicile, etc. (HB1737)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Collins (R-Winchester)

Progress

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

Description

Personal jurisdiction over a person; domicile and residential requirements for suits for annulment, affirmance, or divorce; civilian employees and foreign service officers. Extends to all civilian employees of the United States, where current law applies to foreign service officers, certain requirements for a court to exercise personal jurisdiction over a person stationed in a territory or foreign country and establishing domicile in the Commonwealth for the purposes of an annulment, affirmance, or divorce. This bill is a recommendation of the Boyd-Graves Conference. Amends § 20-97, § 8.01-328.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/07/2017Committee
01/07/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100386D
01/07/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2017Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
01/23/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/23/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/27/2017Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2017Read first time
02/01/2017Read second time
02/01/2017Passed by temporarily
02/01/2017Engrossed by House
02/02/2017Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
02/02/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/15/2017Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2017Read third time
02/20/2017Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2017Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2017Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2017Enrolled
02/23/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1737ER)
02/23/2017Signed by Speaker
02/24/2017Signed by President
02/28/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/28/17
02/28/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/13/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 480 (effective 7/1/17)
03/13/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0480)