Initiation of a civil action; duties of clerk of general district court. (HB1435)

Introduced By

Del. Roslyn Tyler (D-Jarratt)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Initiation of a civil action; clerk of a general district court. Requires a general district court clerk to file, process, and issue for service of process any pleading initiating a civil action in the general district court within 14 days of receipt of such pleading. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/16/2018Presented and ordered printed 18105082D
01/16/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/18/2018Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #3
01/29/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 3-N)
02/05/2018Reported from Courts of Justice (11-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2018Read first time
02/08/2018Read second time and engrossed
02/09/2018Read third time and passed House (80-Y 19-N)
02/09/2018VOTE: PASSAGE (80-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2018Continued to 2019 in Courts of Justice (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
11/30/2018Left in Courts of Justice

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2675.