Statute of limitations; discovery rule. (SB617)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)

Progress

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

Description

Statute of limitations; discovery rule. Provides that the period of limitations for filing a cause of action for injury resulting from toxic substance exposure or prescribed or over-the-counter medications accrues from the time the person knew or should have known of the injury and its causal connection to such exposure or medication, respectively. Amends § 8.01-249, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/10/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18103493D
01/10/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/24/2018Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB895.