Divorce; grounds of cruelty, abuse, desertion, or abandonment eliminates waiting period. (HB1351)

Introduced By

Del. Nadarius Clark (D-Portsmouth) with support from co-patrons Del. Angelia Williams Graves (D-Norfolk), Del. Candi King (D-Woodbridge), and Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)

Progress

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

Description

Grounds for divorce; cruelty, abuse, desertion, or abandonment; waiting period. Eliminates the one-year waiting period for being decreed a divorce on the grounds of cruelty, reasonable apprehension of bodily hurt, or willful desertion or abandonment. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/21/2022Committee
01/21/2022Presented and ordered printed 22103649D
01/21/2022Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/28/2022Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #2
02/02/2022Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (3-Y 5-N)
02/15/2022Left in Courts of Justice

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