Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (SB229)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)

Progress

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

Description

Signature defects on pleadings, motions, and other papers. Clarifies that any pleading, motion, or other paper that is not properly signed is defective and voidable. The bill further provides that failure to timely raise signature defects waives any challenge based on such a defect, and that a signature defect shall be cured within 21 days after it is brought to the attention of the pleader or movant, or the pleading, motion, or other paper that contains the signature defect shall be stricken. This bill is identical to HB 1378. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/01/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/01/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101534D
01/01/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/08/2020Moved from Courts of Justice to Judiciary due to a change of the committee name
01/16/2020Assigned Juciciary sub: Civil Law
01/16/2020Assigned Judiciary sub: Civil Law
02/05/2020Reported from Judiciary (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/10/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2020Placed on Calendar
02/18/2020Read first time
02/18/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/19/2020Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2020Read second time
02/24/2020Read third time
02/24/2020Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/24/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2020Enrolled
02/27/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB229ER)
02/27/2020Signed by President
02/27/2020Signed by Speaker
03/10/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 10, 2020
03/10/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
03/12/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 351 (effective 7/1/20)

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