No-fault divorce; corroboration requirement. (HB1530)

Introduced By

Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


No-fault divorce; corroboration requirement. Removes the corroborating witness requirement for no-fault divorces. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2020Presented and ordered printed 20104989D
01/09/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/17/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 2-N)
01/22/2020Reported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2020Read first time
01/27/2020Read second time
01/27/2020Pending question ordered
01/27/2020Engrossed by House
01/28/2020Passed by for the day
01/29/2020Read third time and passed House (58-Y 40-N)
01/29/2020VOTE: Passage (58-Y 40-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
03/02/2020Reported from Judiciary (7-Y 6-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
03/03/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2020Read third time
03/04/2020Defeated by Senate (18-Y 22-N) (see vote tally)

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