Deferral of jury service; persons who have legal custody/responsibility for care of a child. (HB1814)

Introduced By

Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington)

Progress

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

Description

Deferral of jury service; persons who have legal custody of and are responsible for the care of a child. Provides that a court may defer or limit jury service of persons who have legal custody of and are responsible for a child or children 16 years of age or younger requiring continuous care by such person during normal court hours to the term of court next after such period of responsibility ends. Under current law, persons with such responsibility are exempt upon request, but no provision is given for the court to defer such person's jury service until after such period of responsibility ends. Amends § 8.01-341.1, § 8.01-341.2, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

02/22/2019: Passed the General Assembly

History

DateAction
12/31/2018Committee
12/31/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100437D
12/31/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #3
01/28/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/30/2019Reported from Courts of Justice (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Read second time and engrossed
02/05/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/05/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/13/2019Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2019Committee substitute printed 19107089D-S1
02/15/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Read third time
02/18/2019Reading of substitute waived
02/18/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19107089D-S1
02/18/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1814S1
02/18/2019Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Placed on Calendar
02/19/2019Senate substitute agreed to by House 19107089D-S1 (97-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/19/2019VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/22/2019Enrolled
02/22/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1814ER)
02/22/2019Signed by Speaker
02/22/2019Signed by President
03/04/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 4, 2019
03/04/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/18/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 518 (effective 7/1/19)

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