Small claims court; representation of certain entities. (HB934)

Introduced By

Del. Destiny LeVere Bolling (D-Glen Allen)

Progress

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

Description

Small claims court; representation of certain entities. Adds limited liability companies and other legal or commercial entities to those parties that may have representation by an owner, a general partner, an officer, a member, or an employee of such company or entity in small claims court. This bill is a recommendation of the Boyd-Graves Conference. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/09/2024Committee
01/09/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24102431D
01/09/2024Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/19/2024Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/22/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/26/2024Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2024Read first time
01/31/2024Read second time and engrossed
02/01/2024Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/01/2024VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2024Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2024Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2024Read third time
02/19/2024Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2024Enrolled
02/22/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB934ER)
02/22/2024Signed by Speaker
02/25/2024Signed by President
03/01/2024Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 1, 2024
03/01/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 8, 2024
03/08/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 58 (effective 7/1/24)
03/08/2024G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0058)

Comments

Bill Peabody writes:

Now how about adjusting the threshold for inflation? In some states it's $20,000.Virginia is stuck at $5000.

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