Summary judgment; limited use of discovery depositions and affidavits. (SB1486)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg)

Progress

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

Description

Summary judgment; limited use of discovery depositions and affidavits. Allows for the limited use of discovery depositions and affidavits in support of or in opposition to a motion for summary judgment, provided that the only parties to the action are business entities and the amount at issue is $50,000 or more. This bill is identical to HB 2197. Amends § 8.01-420, of the Code of Virginia.

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103880D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/23/2019Reported from Courts of Justice (8-Y 6-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/25/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2019Engrossed by Senate
01/28/2019Rejected by Senate (16-Y 21-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2019Floor substitute printed 19105790D-S1 (Petersen)
01/28/2019Read second time
01/28/2019Reading of substitute waived
01/28/2019Substitute by Senator Peterson rejected 19105790D-S1 (16-Y 21-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2019Reading of amendment #1 waived
01/28/2019Amendment #1 by Senator Surovell rejected (12-Y 26-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2019Reading of amendment #2 waived
01/28/2019Amendment #2 by Senator Surovell rejected
01/28/2019Engrossed by Senate SB1486E
01/29/2019Read third time and passed Senate (22-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2019Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2019Passed Senate (23-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Placed on Calendar
02/04/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/06/2019Reported from Courts of Justice (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2019Read second time
02/11/2019Read third time
02/11/2019Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2019Enrolled
02/12/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1486ER)
02/12/2019Signed by Speaker
02/13/2019Signed by President
02/14/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 14, 2019
02/14/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 21, 2019
02/21/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 128 (effective 7/1/19)
02/21/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0128)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2197.

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