Divorce; grounds of cruelty, abuse, desertion, or abandonment, waiting period. (SB1776)

Introduced By

Sen. Dick Saslaw (D-Springfield)

Progress

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

Description

Grounds for divorce; cruelty, abuse, desertion, or abandonment; waiting period. Eliminates the one-year waiting period for being decreed a divorce on the grounds of cruelty, reasonable apprehension of bodily hurt, or willful desertion or abandonment by either party. Amends § 20-91, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/18/2019Presented and ordered printed 19104459D
01/18/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/28/2019Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)

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