Wrongful death beneficiaries; parents of decedent who receive support or services, etc. (HB1767)

Introduced By

Del. Jay Jones (D-Norfolk) with support from co-patron Del. Emily Brewer (R-Suffolk)

Progress

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

Description

Wrongful death beneficiaries; parents who received support or services from the deceased for necessaries. Adds parents who received support or services from the deceased for necessaries within 12 months prior to the decedent's death to the primary list of beneficiaries who may receive a distribution of wrongful death damages. The bill applies only to causes of action arising on or after July 1, 2019. This bill is identical to SB 1543. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
12/24/2018Committee
12/24/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101338D
12/24/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #2
01/14/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/14/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/21/2019Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2019Committee substitute printed 19104764D-H1
01/23/2019Read first time
01/24/2019Read second time
01/24/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19104764D-H1
01/24/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1767H1
01/25/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
01/25/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/30/2019Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (10-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Read third time
02/04/2019Reading of amendment waived
02/04/2019Committee amendment agreed to
02/04/2019Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/04/2019Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Placed on Calendar
02/06/2019Passed by for the day
02/07/2019Senate amendment agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)
02/07/2019VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2019Enrolled
02/11/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1767ER)
02/11/2019Signed by Speaker
02/11/2019Signed by President
02/12/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 18, 2019
02/12/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 12, 2019
02/12/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 19, 2019
02/19/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 47 (effective 7/1/19)
02/19/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0047)