Uniform Power of Attorney Act; recovery of attorney fees. (HB1954)

Introduced By

Del. Jeff Campbell (R-Marion)

Progress

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

Description

Uniform Power of Attorney Act; breach of fiduciary duty; recovery of attorney fees. Provides that in a judicial proceeding brought under the Uniform Power of Attorney Act commenced on or after July 1, 2019, if the court finds that the agent breached his fiduciary duty, the court may award costs and expenses, including reasonable attorney fees, to be paid by the agent found in violation. Amends § 64.2-1614, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

02/14/2019: Passed the Senate

History

DateAction
01/06/2019Committee
01/06/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103331D
01/06/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #2
01/11/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/11/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)
01/21/2019Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2019Committee substitute printed 19104514D-H1
01/23/2019Read first time
01/24/2019Read second time
01/24/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19104514D-H1
01/24/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1954H1
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
02/11/2019Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2019Committee substitute printed 19106751D-S1
02/12/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2019Passed by for the day
02/14/2019Passed Senate with substitute
02/14/2019Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2019Read third time
02/14/2019Reading of substitute waived
02/14/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19106751D-S1
02/14/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1954S1
02/14/2019Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Placed on Calendar
02/18/2019Senate substitute agreed to by House 19106751D-S1 (98-Y 0-N)
02/18/2019VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1954ER)
02/21/2019Enrolled
02/21/2019Signed by Speaker
02/21/2019Signed by President
02/28/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 28, 2019
02/28/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/18/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 520 (effective 7/1/19)
03/18/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0520)

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