Child and spousal support; access to case files. (HB613)

Introduced By

Del. Greg Habeeb (R-Salem)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Access to child and spousal support case files. Provides that all child support and spousal support case files shall be open to inspection only to the persons and agencies listed in the bill. The bill further provides that any other person, agency, or institution having a legitimate interest in such case files or the work of the court, by order of the court, may inspect the case files. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101983D
01/08/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2018Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #2
01/16/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB613)
01/24/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (7-Y 0-N)
01/29/2018Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2018Read first time
02/01/2018Read second time
02/01/2018Committee amendment agreed to
02/01/2018Engrossed by House as amended HB613E
02/01/2018Printed as engrossed 18101983D-E
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
02/05/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB613E)
02/12/2018Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2018Read third time
02/14/2018Reading of amendment waived
02/14/2018Committee amendment agreed to
02/14/2018Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/14/2018Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2018Placed on Calendar
02/16/2018Senate amendment agreed to by House (90-Y 5-N 1-A)
02/16/2018VOTE: ADOPTION (90-Y 5-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/19/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB613ER)
02/19/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB613ER)
02/19/2018Signed by Speaker
02/21/2018Signed by President
02/22/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/22/18
02/22/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 1, 2018
02/26/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 18 (effective 7/1/18)
02/26/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0018)


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 44 seconds.