Vital records; expands the definition of 'dead body.' (HB666)

Introduced By

Del. Mike Mullin (D-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Vital records; definitions. Expands the definition of "dead body," for the purposes of the administration of vital records and the prohibition against disposal or concealment, to include human bodies or body parts beyond the recently deceased. Read the Bill »


02/17/2020: passed committee


01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100663D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/09/2020Impact statement from VCSC (HB666)
01/17/2020Assigned HWI sub: Health
01/20/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB666)
01/21/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (8-Y 0-N)
01/28/2020Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/04/2020Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/06/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/07/2020Reported from Courts of Justice (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2020Read first time
02/10/2020Read second time
02/10/2020Committee amendment agreed to
02/10/2020Engrossed by House as amended HB666E
02/10/2020Printed as engrossed 20100663D-E
02/11/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB666E)
02/11/2020Read third time and passed House (98-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/11/2020VOTE: Passage (98-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/11/2020Passed House (100-Y 0-N)
02/11/2020VOTE: Passage #2 (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/17/2020Rereferred from Judiciary (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2020Rereferred to Education and Health

Hearing Scheduled

This bill is scheduled to be heard in the Senate Education and Health’s Higher Education subcommittee on 02/25/2020. It meets on Thursdays, 3rd Floor West.

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