Injunctions; review by the Supreme Court of Virginia. (SB715)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Injunctions; review by the Supreme Court of Virginia. Restores the Supreme Court of Virginia's jurisdiction over appeals of injunctions and orders granting or denying pleas of immunity. Under current law, injunctions must first be appealed to the Court of Appeals. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/21/2022Presented and ordered printed 22104872D
01/21/2022Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/09/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/14/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/14/2022Reported from Judiciary with substitute (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2022Committee substitute printed 22106453D-S1
02/14/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB715S1)
02/15/2022Read second time
02/15/2022Reading of substitute waived
02/15/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22106453D-S1
02/15/2022Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB715S1
02/15/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2022Passed Senate (36-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2022Placed on Calendar
02/22/2022Read first time
02/22/2022Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/22/2022Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #2
02/23/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/23/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (6-Y 2-N)
02/25/2022Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment(s) (18-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2022Read second time
03/01/2022Read third time
03/01/2022Committee amendment agreed to
03/01/2022Engrossed by House as amended
03/01/2022Passed House with amendment (78-Y 22-N)
03/01/2022VOTE: Passage (78-Y 22-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2022House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2022Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB715ER)
03/08/2022Signed by President
03/08/2022Signed by Speaker
03/09/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB715ER)
03/22/2022Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 22, 2022
03/22/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/11/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 307 (effective 7/1/22)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0307)

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