Immunity from civil liability; abuse of process, malicious prosecution, emotional distress. (HB2111)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Hurst (D-Blacksburg)

Progress

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

Description

Immunity from civil liability; abuse of process, malicious prosecution, or intentional infliction of emotional distress; statements made in the course of judicial proceedings or communications made relating to criminal conduct. Adds statements made in the course of judicial proceedings and communications made to any government officer relating to potential criminal conduct to the list of persons' statements that are immune from certain actions or civil liability. The list further adds abuse of process, malicious prosecution, and intentional infliction of emotional distress to the list of actions from which such person is immune. Amends § 8.01-223.2, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/16/2019: Subcommittee Recommends Killing the Bill

History

DateAction
01/08/2019Committee
01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101848D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #2
01/16/2019Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (3-Y 5-N)

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