Permissible venue; personal injury and wrongful death actions, appointment of administrator. (SB138)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer Carroll Foy (D-Woodbridge)

Progress

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

Description

Permissible venue; personal injury and wrongful death actions; appointment of administrator on behalf of estate of decedent. Provides that in a personal injury or wrongful death action in which an administrator is appointed on behalf of the estate of a decedent, permissible venue shall lie only in a county or city in which venue would have been properly laid if the person for whom such appointment is made had survived. This bill is a recommendation of the Boyd-Graves Conference and is identical to HB 779. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/05/2024Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/05/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24101470D
01/05/2024Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/2024Moved from Judiciary to Courts of Justice due to a change of the committee name
02/05/2024Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2024Read second time and engrossed
02/07/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2024Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2024Placed on Calendar
02/13/2024Read first time
02/13/2024Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2024Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2024Read second time
02/21/2024Read third time
02/21/2024Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/21/2024VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2024Enrolled
02/26/2024Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB138ER)
02/26/2024Signed by Speaker
02/28/2024Signed by President
03/11/2024Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 11, 2024
03/11/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 8, 2024
04/02/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 340 (effective 7/1/24)
04/02/2024G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0340)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB779.

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