Wills; indexed in the name of executor as listed in such instrument. (SB700)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Indexing of wills. Provides that, at the time of qualification of an executor, every will shall be indexed in the name of the decedent and such executor. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102778D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/29/2020Reported from Judiciary (9-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/04/2020Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Placed on Calendar
02/12/2020Read first time
02/12/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2020Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/17/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (7-Y 0-N)
02/19/2020Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2020Read second time
02/24/2020Read third time
02/24/2020Committee amendments agreed to
02/24/2020Engrossed by House as amended
02/24/2020Passed House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/24/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2020House amendments rejected by Senate (0-Y 39-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2020House insisted on amendments
02/27/2020House requested conference committee
03/02/2020Senate acceded to request (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2020Conferees appointed by Senate
03/02/2020Senators: Obenshain, Petersen, Surovell
03/03/2020Delegates: Bourne, Heretick, Adams, L. R.
03/03/2020Conferees appointed by House
03/03/2020Delegates: Bourne, Heretick, Adams, L.R.
03/05/2020C Amended by conference committee
03/05/2020Conference substitute printed 20109644D-S1
03/05/2020Passed by temporarily
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 (SB700ER)
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 1063 (effective 7/1/20 - see billl)
04/10/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1063)