Wrongful death; beneficiaries. (HB2190)

Introduced By

Del. Jay Leftwich (R-Chesapeake)

Progress

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

Description

Wrongful death beneficiaries. Provides that an award in a wrongful death action, where there is no surviving spouse of the decedent, children of the decedent, or children of a deceased child of the decedent, shall be distributed to the parents, brothers and sisters of the decedent, and any other family member who is primarily dependent on the decedent and the same member of the decedent's household. Read the Bill »

Status

02/02/2021: In Committee

History

DateAction
01/13/2021Committee
01/13/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100833D
01/13/2021Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/19/2021Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/22/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/27/2021Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2021Read first time
01/29/2021Read second time and engrossed
02/01/2021Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/01/2021VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2021Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)