Juvenile and domestic relations district court; award of attorney fees and costs. (SB451)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)

Progress

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

Description

Juvenile and domestic relations district court; award of attorney fees. Permits a juvenile and domestic relations district court judge to take all relevant factors, in addition to the relative financial ability of the parties, into consideration when awarding attorney fees and costs. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/07/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102609D
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
01/27/2020Reported from Judiciary (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2020Read second time and engrossed
01/30/2020Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Placed on Calendar
02/03/2020Read first time
02/03/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/11/2020Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/12/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/14/2020Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2020Read second time
02/19/2020Read third time
02/19/2020Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/19/2020VOTE: (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2020Enrolled
02/24/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB451ER)
02/24/2020Signed by Speaker
02/25/2020Signed by President
02/28/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 28, 2020
02/28/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 6, 2020
03/06/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 185 (effective 7/1/20)
03/06/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0185)