Children; maximizing amount of time minor children spend with each parent. (HB2127)

Introduced By

Del. Glenn Davis (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Best interests of a child; frequent and continuing contact with each parent. Provides that, while considering the best interests of a child for the purposes of determining custody or visitation arrangements, the court shall, when appropriate, assure frequent and continuing contact with each parent. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19104127D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #2
01/21/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/21/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/25/2019Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2019Committee substitute printed 19105450D-H1
01/29/2019Read first time
01/30/2019Read second time
01/30/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105450D-H1
01/30/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2127H1
01/31/2019Read third time and passed House (80-Y 16-N)
01/31/2019VOTE: PASSAGE (80-Y 16-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/18/2019Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (10-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Committee substitute printed 19107303D-S1
02/19/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2019Read third time
02/20/2019Reading of substitute waived
02/20/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19107303D-S1
02/20/2019Passed by for the day
02/21/2019Passed by for the day
02/24/2019No further action taken
02/24/2019Failed to pass in Senate