Juvenile and domestic relations district courts; jurisdiction, specific findings of fact. (HB2679)

Introduced By

Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Jurisdiction of juvenile and domestic relations district courts; specific findings of fact; status as a special immigrant. Grants the juvenile and domestic relations district courts jurisdiction over petitions to make the specific findings of fact necessary for a juvenile to petition the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services of the Department of Homeland Security for status as a special immigrant, as defined by 8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(27)(J). Amends § 16.1-241, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


02/18/2019: Passed the Senate


01/14/2019Presented and ordered printed 19103631D
01/14/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/17/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #2
01/21/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/25/2019Reported from Courts of Justice (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2019Read first time
01/30/2019Read second time and engrossed
01/31/2019Read third time and passed House (93-Y 4-N)
01/31/2019VOTE: PASSAGE (93-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/13/2019Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2019Committee substitute printed 19107092D-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 19107092D-S1
02/18/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB2679S1
02/18/2019Passed Senate with substitute (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Placed on Calendar
02/19/2019Senate substitute rejected by House 19107092D-S1 (1-Y 98-N)
02/19/2019VOTE: REJECTED (1-Y 98-N)
02/20/2019Senate insisted on substitute (39-Y 1-N)
02/20/2019Senate requested conference committee

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