Domestic relations cases; invocation of constitutional rights, adverse inference. (SB433)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)

Progress

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

Description

Invocation of constitutional rights in domestic relations cases; adverse inference. Allows the trier of fact in a civil domestic relations proceeding to draw an adverse inference if a party or witness in such a proceeding refuses to answer a question regarding adultery on the grounds that such testimony might be self-incriminating. Read the Bill »

Status

03/18/2020: Passed the General Assembly

History

DateAction
01/07/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100956D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/08/2020Moved from Courts of Justice to Judiciary due to a change of the committee name
02/10/2020Committee substitute printed 20106931D-S1
02/10/2020Reported from Judiciary with substitute (8-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Read second time
02/11/2020Reading of substitute waived
02/11/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20106931D-S1
02/11/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB433S1
02/11/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2020Placed on Calendar
02/14/2020Read first time
02/14/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/21/2020Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/24/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)
02/28/2020Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2020Committee substitute printed 20109024D-H1
03/03/2020Read second time
03/04/2020Read third time
03/04/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20109024D-H1
03/04/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB433H1
03/04/2020Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
03/04/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2020House substitute rejected by Senate (6-Y 34-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2020House insisted on substitute
03/05/2020House requested conference committee
03/05/2020Senate acceded to request (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2020Conferees appointed by Senate
03/05/2020Senators: Surovell, Petersen, Chafin
03/05/2020Conferees appointed by House
03/05/2020Delegates: Bourne, Sullivan, Miyares
03/07/2020C Amended by conference committee
03/07/2020Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2020Passed by temporarily
03/08/2020Conference report agreed to by House (92-Y 0-N)
03/08/2020VOTE: Adoption (92-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/18/2020Enrolled
03/18/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB433ER)
03/18/2020Signed by President
03/19/2020Signed by Speaker
03/20/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 20, 2020
03/20/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020

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