Corporate officer; deposition witness. (HB2167)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)

Progress

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

Description

Deposition of corporate officer. Provides that when an officer, as defined in the bill, who is called as a deposition witness files a motion for a protective order because the discovery sought by the deposition is obtainable from some other source that is more convenient, less burdensome, or less expensive, the burden is on the party seeking the deposition to defeat such a motion by showing that (i) the officer's deposition is reasonably calculated to lead to the discovery of admissible evidence, (ii) the officer may have personal knowledge of discoverable information that cannot be discovered through other means, and (iii) a deposition of a representative other than the officer or other methods of discovery are unsatisfactory, insufficient, or inadequate. This bill is identical to SB 1457. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/08/2019Committee
01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103758D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #2
01/14/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (8-Y 0-N)
01/21/2019Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2019Read first time
01/24/2019Read second time
01/24/2019Committee amendments agreed to
01/24/2019Engrossed by House as amended HB2167E
01/24/2019Printed as engrossed 19103758D-E
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 (10-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Read third time
02/04/2019Passed Senate (30-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2019Enrolled
02/05/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2167ER)
02/05/2019Signed by Speaker
02/05/2019Signed by President
02/06/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 6, 2019
02/06/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 13, 2019
02/13/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 9 (effective 7/1/19)
02/13/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0009)

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