Court order; motion or petition for rule to show cause for violation. (HB128)

Introduced By

Del. Jason Miyares (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Motion or petition for rule to show cause for violation of court order. Provides that, in any civil action in a court of record, a party requesting a rule to show cause for a violation of a court order shall file a motion or petition, which may be on a form prescribed by the Office of the Executive Secretary, with the court, which shall include facts identifying with particularity the violation or which shall be accompanied by an affidavit setting forth such facts. The introduced bill was a recommendation of the Boyd-Graves Conference. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/18/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18103433D
12/18/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2018Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #3
01/29/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (7-Y 1-N)
02/05/2018Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (17-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2018Read first time
02/08/2018Read second time
02/08/2018Committee amendments agreed to
02/08/2018Engrossed by House as amended HB128E
02/08/2018Printed as engrossed 18103433D-E
02/09/2018Read third time and passed House (99-Y 0-N)
02/09/2018VOTE: PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/28/2018Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2018Committee substitute printed 18107267D-S1
03/02/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2018Passed by for the day
03/06/2018Read third time
03/06/2018Reading of substitute waived
03/06/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18107267D-S1
03/06/2018Reading of amendment waived
03/06/2018Amendment by Senator Surovell rejected (17-Y 23-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2018Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB128S1
03/06/2018Passed Senate with substitute (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2018Placed on Calendar
03/07/2018Senate substitute agreed to by House 18107267D-S1 (97-Y 0-N)
03/07/2018VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB128ER)
03/09/2018Signed by Speaker
03/10/2018Signed by President
03/20/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 20, 2018
03/20/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/29/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 522 (effective 7/1/18)
03/29/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0522)


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 14 minutes.