Appeals of right in general district court; appeals of final orders or judgments. (SB545)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)

Progress

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

Description

Appeals of right in general district court; appeals of final orders or judgments entered in the same action or related action. Provides that there shall be an appeal of right to a court of record from any order entered or judgment rendered in a general district court that alters, amends, overturns, or vacates any prior final order. The bill further provides that if any party timely notices such an appeal, such notice of appeal shall be deemed a timely notice of appeal by any other party on a final order or judgment entered in the same or a related action arising from the same conduct, transaction, or occurrence as the underlying action. This bill is identical to HB 792. 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 20102378D
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
01/24/2020Assigned Juciciary sub: Civil Law
01/24/2020Assigned Judiciary sub: Civil Law
02/05/2020Reported from Judiciary with substitute (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Committee substitute printed 20107586D-S1
02/07/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Read second time
02/10/2020Reading of substitute waived
02/10/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20107586D-S1
02/10/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB545S1
02/11/2020Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (39-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
02/19/2020Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Committee substitute printed 20108555D-H1
02/21/2020Read second time
02/24/2020Passed by for the day
02/25/2020Passed by for the day
02/26/2020Read third time
02/26/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20108555D-H1
02/26/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB545H1
02/26/2020Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/26/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2020House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 38-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2020House insisted on substitute
03/02/2020House requested conference committee
03/03/2020Senate acceded to request (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2020Conferees appointed by Senate
03/03/2020Senators: Edwards, Petersen, Chafin
03/05/2020Conferees appointed by House
03/05/2020Delegates: Bourne, Simon, Campbell, J.L.
03/05/2020C Amended by conference committee
03/05/2020Conference substitute printed 20109638D-S2
03/05/2020Conference report agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)
03/05/2020VOTE: Adoption (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2020Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/18/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB545ER)
03/18/2020Enrolled
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
04/10/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 1049 (effective 7/1/20)
04/10/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1049)