Contracts with design professionals; provisions requiring a duty to defend void. (SB658)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)

Progress

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

Description

Contracts with design professionals; provisions requiring a duty to defend void. Provides that any provision contained in any contract relating to the planning or design of a building, structure, or appurtenance thereto, including moving, demolition, or excavation connected therewith, or any provision contained in any contract relating to the planning or design of construction projects by which any party purports to impose a duty to defend on any other party to the contract, is against public policy and is void and unenforceable. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102079D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/29/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB658)
01/29/2020Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2020Committee substitute printed 20106927D-S1
01/31/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Floor substitute printed 20107348D-S2 (Surovell)
02/03/2020Read second time
02/03/2020Committee substitute rejected 20106927D-S1
02/03/2020Reading of substitute waived
02/03/2020Substitute by Senator agreed to 20107348D-S2
02/03/2020Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute SB658S2
02/04/2020Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2020Placed on Calendar
02/13/2020Read first time
02/13/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/14/2020Assigned GL sub: Open Government/Procurement
02/14/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB658S2)
02/18/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/20/2020Reported from General Laws (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2020Read second time
02/25/2020Passed by for the day
02/26/2020Read third time
02/26/2020Passed House (100-Y 0-N)
02/26/2020VOTE: Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2020Enrolled
03/03/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB658ER)
03/03/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB658ER)
03/03/2020Signed by Speaker
03/04/2020Signed by President
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/09/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 1015 (effective 7/1/20)
04/09/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1015)