Proceeds of a sale, a partition suit, or condemnation proceeding; persons under a disability, etc. (HB162)

Introduced By

Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan) with support from co-patron Sen. Mark Peake (R-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Proceeds of a sale, a partition suit, or condemnation proceeding; persons under a disability; special needs trust. Increases the amount of funds that a court can distribute, without the intervention of a fiduciary, to a person under a disability who is the recipient of those funds pursuant to a suit for the sale or lease of lands, a partition suit, or condemnation proceedings. The bill further provides that such funds may be distributed to a special needs trust at the request of an appointed fiduciary or guardian ad litem of the person under a disability or upon the court's own motion. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/21/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101212D
12/21/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2018Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #2
01/17/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/29/2018Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2018Committee substitute printed 18104726D-H1
01/31/2018Read first time
02/01/2018Read second time
02/01/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18104726D-H1
02/01/2018Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB162H1
02/02/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/02/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2018Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2018Read third time
02/19/2018Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB162ER)
02/21/2018Signed by Speaker
02/23/2018Signed by President
02/26/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 26, 2018
02/26/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 5, 2018
03/02/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 124 (effective 7/1/18)
03/02/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0124)