Petition for appeal to Supreme Court; time period within which petition must be presented. (SB947)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg)

Progress

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

Description

Petition for appeal to Supreme Court; time period within which petition must be presented. Authorizes the Supreme Court of Virginia to grant a 30-day extension of the deadline for presentation of the petition for appeal in all cases for good cause shown. Under current law, the Court may grant an extension in criminal cases only. The bill also converts all time periods expressed as months to equivalent days to reduce any ambiguity. This bill is a recommendation of the Judicial Council of Virginia. Amends § 8.01-671, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
12/30/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101705D
12/30/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/25/2017Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2017Read second time and engrossed
01/31/2017Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2017Placed on Calendar
02/03/2017Read first time
02/03/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/08/2017Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
02/13/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
02/20/2017Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2017Read second time
02/22/2017Read third time
02/22/2017Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/22/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2017Enrolled
03/07/2017Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB947ER)
03/07/2017Signed by Speaker
03/10/2017Signed by President
03/13/2017Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/13/17
03/13/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/20/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 652 (effective 7/1/17)
03/20/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0652)