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Legislative Agenda as of Feb. 20, 2017

This is where VBA-supported legislation stands:

Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 1448 - Miyares - Self-settled spendthrift trusts; certain legal entities to act as qualified trustee. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (11-Y 3-N 1-A) 02/15/17
HB 1516 - Leftwich - Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(G) Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 20, 2017 02/13/17
HB 1608 - Leftwich - Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(G) Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 20, 2017 02/13/17
HB 1617 - Habeeb - Legal malpractice; estate planning. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(G) Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 20, 2017 02/13/17
HB 1618 - Habeeb - Nonexoneration of debts on property of decedent; notice to creditor and beneficiaries. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(G) Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 20, 2017 02/13/17
HB 1641 - Loupassi - Disclosure of insurance policy limits; homeowners or personal injury liability insurance. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(G) Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 20, 2017 02/13/17
HB 1737 - Collins - Civilian employees and foreign service officers; personal jurisdiction over a person, domicile, etc. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) 02/17/17
HB 1747 - O'Bannon - Advance medical directives; person authorized to provide assistance in completing. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Senate requested conference committee 02/17/17
HB 1748 - O'Bannon - Charity health care services; liability protection for administrators. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1748ER) 02/17/17
HB 1816 - Minchew - Demurrers; amended pleadings. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) 02/17/17
HB 1947 - Peace - Guardians; temporary delegation of powers regarding an incapacitated person. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Left in Courts of Justice 02/07/17
HB 2050 - Adams - Tenancy; severance by the entireties by written instrument. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(G) Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 20, 2017 02/13/17
HB 2230 - Cline - Stock corporations; shareholders' meetings. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) 02/17/17
HB 2289 - Leftwich - Divorce or dissolution of marriage; award of life insurance. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) 02/17/17
SB 814 - Surovell - Foreign business entities; services of summons for witness or subpoena duces tecum. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (4-Y 8-N) 01/16/17
SB 913 - Edwards - Uniform Trust Decanting Act; creation. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N) 02/13/17
SB 981 - Stanley - Charity health care services; liability protection for administrators. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(G) Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 22, 2017 02/15/17
SB 1081 - Wexton - Divorce or dissolution of marriage; award of life insurance. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (8-Y 7-N) 02/01/17
SB 1140 - Sturtevant - Legal malpractice; estate planning. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(G) Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 22, 2017 02/15/17
SB 1176 - Chafin - Nonexoneration of debts on property of decedent; notice to creditor and beneficiaries. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(G) Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 22, 2017 02/15/17
SB 1177 - Chafin - Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(G) Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 22, 2017 02/15/17
SB 1242 - Dunnavant - Advance directives; persons authorized to provide assistance in completing, training programs. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1242ER) 02/20/17

Legislative Agenda as of Feb. 16, 2017

This is where VBA-supported legislation stands:

Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 1448 - Miyares - Self-settled spendthrift trusts; certain legal entities to act as qualified trustee. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (11-Y 3-N 1-A) 02/15/17
HB 1516 - Leftwich - Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(G) Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 20, 2017 02/13/17
HB 1608 - Leftwich - Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(G) Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 20, 2017 02/13/17
HB 1617 - Habeeb - Legal malpractice; estate planning. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(G) Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 20, 2017 02/13/17
HB 1618 - Habeeb - Nonexoneration of debts on property of decedent; notice to creditor and beneficiaries. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(G) Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 20, 2017 02/13/17
HB 1641 - Loupassi - Disclosure of insurance policy limits; homeowners or personal injury liability insurance. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(G) Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 20, 2017 02/13/17
HB 1737 - Collins - Civilian employees and foreign service officers; personal jurisdiction over a person, domicile, etc. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) 02/15/17
HB 1747 - O'Bannon - Advance medical directives; person authorized to provide assistance in completing. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(H) VOTE:REJECTED (2-Y 96-N) 02/15/17
HB 1748 - O'Bannon - Charity health care services; liability protection for administrators. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) 02/15/17
HB 1816 - Minchew - Demurrers; amended pleadings. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) 02/15/17
HB 1947 - Peace - Guardians; temporary delegation of powers regarding an incapacitated person. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Left in Courts of Justice 02/07/17
HB 2050 - Adams - Tenancy; severance by the entireties by written instrument. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(G) Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 20, 2017 02/13/17
HB 2230 - Cline - Stock corporations; shareholders' meetings. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) 02/15/17
HB 2289 - Leftwich - Divorce or dissolution of marriage; award of life insurance. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (12-Y 3-N) 02/15/17
SB 814 - Surovell - Foreign business entities; services of summons for witness or subpoena duces tecum. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (4-Y 8-N) 01/16/17
SB 913 - Edwards - Uniform Trust Decanting Act; creation. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N) 02/13/17
SB 981 - Stanley - Charity health care services; liability protection for administrators. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(G) Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 22, 2017 02/15/17
SB 1081 - Wexton - Divorce or dissolution of marriage; award of life insurance. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (8-Y 7-N) 02/01/17
SB 1140 - Sturtevant - Legal malpractice; estate planning. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(G) Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 22, 2017 02/15/17
SB 1176 - Chafin - Nonexoneration of debts on property of decedent; notice to creditor and beneficiaries. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(G) Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 22, 2017 02/15/17
SB 1177 - Chafin - Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(G) Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 22, 2017 02/15/17
SB 1242 - Dunnavant - Advance directives; persons authorized to provide assistance in completing, training programs. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) House amendments agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) 02/15/17

Legislative Agenda as of Feb. 14, 2017

This is where VBA-supported legislation stands:

Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 1448 - Miyares - Self-settled spendthrift trusts; certain legal entities to act as qualified trustee. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1516 - Leftwich - Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(G) Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 20, 2017 02/13/17
HB 1608 - Leftwich - Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(G) Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 20, 2017 02/13/17
HB 1617 - Habeeb - Legal malpractice; estate planning. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(G) Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 20, 2017 02/13/17
HB 1618 - Habeeb - Nonexoneration of debts on property of decedent; notice to creditor and beneficiaries. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(G) Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 20, 2017 02/13/17
HB 1641 - Loupassi - Disclosure of insurance policy limits; homeowners or personal injury liability insurance. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(G) Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 20, 2017 02/13/17
HB 1737 - Collins - Civilian employees and foreign service officers; personal jurisdiction over a person, domicile, etc. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 02/03/17
HB 1747 - O'Bannon - Advance medical directives; person authorized to provide assistance in completing. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) 02/13/17
HB 1748 - O'Bannon - Persons administering services for patients at certain clinics exempt from liability. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) 02/13/17
HB 1816 - Minchew - Demurrers; amended pleadings. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1947 - Peace - Guardians; temporary delegation of powers regarding an incapacitated person. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Left in Courts of Justice 02/07/17
HB 2050 - Adams - Tenancy; severance by the entireties by written instrument. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(G) Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 20, 2017 02/13/17
HB 2230 - Cline - Stock corporations; shareholders' meetings. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Reported from Commerce and Labor (14-Y 0-N) 02/13/17
HB 2289 - Leftwich - Divorce or dissolution of marriage; award of life insurance. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 02/03/17
SB 814 - Surovell - Foreign business entities; services of summons for witness or subpoena duces tecum. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (4-Y 8-N) 01/16/17
SB 913 - Edwards - Uniform Trust Decanting Act; creation. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N) 02/13/17
SB 981 - Stanley - Charity health care services; liability protection for administrators. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(H) VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) 02/13/17
SB 1081 - Wexton - Divorce or dissolution of marriage; award of life insurance. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (8-Y 7-N) 02/01/17
SB 1140 - Sturtevant - Legal malpractice; estate planning. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) 02/13/17
SB 1176 - Chafin - Nonexoneration of debts on property of decedent; notice to creditor and beneficiaries. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) 02/13/17
SB 1177 - Chafin - Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) 02/13/17
SB 1242 - Dunnavant - Advance directives; persons authorized to provide assistance in completing, training programs. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(H) VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) 02/13/17

Legislative Agenda as of Feb. 13, 2017

This is where VBA-supported legislation stands:

Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 1448 - Miyares - Self-settled spendthrift trusts; certain legal entities to act as qualified trustee. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1516 - Leftwich - Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1516ER) 02/10/17
HB 1608 - Leftwich - Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1608ER) 02/10/17
HB 1617 - Habeeb - Legal malpractice; estate planning. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1617ER) 02/10/17
HB 1618 - Habeeb - Nonexoneration of debts on property of decedent; notice to creditor and beneficiaries. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1618ER) 02/10/17
HB 1641 - Loupassi - Disclosure of insurance policy limits; homeowners or personal injury liability insurance. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1641ER) 02/10/17
HB 1737 - Collins - Civilian employees and foreign service officers; personal jurisdiction over a person, domicile, etc. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 02/03/17
HB 1747 - O'Bannon - Advance medical directives; person authorized to provide assistance in completing. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) 02/10/17
HB 1748 - O'Bannon - Persons administering services for patients at certain clinics exempt from liability. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) 02/10/17
HB 1816 - Minchew - Demurrers; amended pleadings. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1947 - Peace - Guardians; temporary delegation of powers regarding an incapacitated person. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Left in Courts of Justice 02/07/17
HB 2050 - Adams - Tenancy; severance by the entireties by written instrument. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2050ER) 02/10/17
HB 2230 - Cline - Stock corporations; shareholders' meetings. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 01/31/17
HB 2289 - Leftwich - Divorce or dissolution of marriage; award of life insurance. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 02/03/17
SB 814 - Surovell - Foreign business entities; services of summons for witness or subpoena duces tecum. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (4-Y 8-N) 01/16/17
SB 913 - Edwards - Uniform Trust Decanting Act; creation. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law 02/08/17
SB 981 - Stanley - Charity health care services; liability protection for administrators. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(H) Read second time 02/10/17
SB 1081 - Wexton - Divorce or dissolution of marriage; award of life insurance. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (8-Y 7-N) 02/01/17
SB 1140 - Sturtevant - Legal malpractice; estate planning. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) Read second time 02/10/17
SB 1176 - Chafin - Nonexoneration of debts on property of decedent; notice to creditor and beneficiaries. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) Read second time 02/10/17
SB 1177 - Chafin - Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) Read second time 02/10/17
SB 1242 - Dunnavant - Advance directives; persons authorized to provide assistance in completing, training programs. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(H) Read second time 02/10/17

Legislative Agenda as of Feb. 9, 2017

This is where VBA-supported legislation stands:

Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 1448 - Miyares - Self-settled spendthrift trusts; certain legal entities to act as qualified trustee. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1516 - Leftwich - Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) 02/08/17
HB 1608 - Leftwich - Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) 02/08/17
HB 1617 - Habeeb - Legal malpractice; estate planning. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) 02/08/17
HB 1618 - Habeeb - Nonexoneration of debts on property of decedent; notice to creditor and beneficiaries. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) 02/08/17
HB 1641 - Loupassi - Disclosure of insurance policy limits; homeowners or personal injury liability insurance. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) 02/08/17
HB 1737 - Collins - Civilian employees and foreign service officers; personal jurisdiction over a person, domicile, etc. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 02/03/17
HB 1747 - O'Bannon - Advance medical directives; person authorized to provide assistance in completing. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Referred to Committee on Education and Health 01/30/17
HB 1748 - O'Bannon - Persons administering services for patients at certain clinics exempt from liability. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Committee substitute printed 17105290D-S1 02/08/17
HB 1816 - Minchew - Demurrers; amended pleadings. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1947 - Peace - Guardians; temporary delegation of powers regarding an incapacitated person. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Left in Courts of Justice 02/07/17
HB 2050 - Adams - Tenancy; severance by the entireties by written instrument. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) 02/08/17
HB 2230 - Cline - Stock corporations; shareholders' meetings. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 01/31/17
HB 2289 - Leftwich - Divorce or dissolution of marriage; award of life insurance. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 02/03/17
SB 814 - Surovell - Foreign business entities; services of summons for witness or subpoena duces tecum. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (4-Y 8-N) 01/16/17
SB 913 - Edwards - Uniform Trust Decanting Act; creation. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law 02/08/17
SB 981 - Stanley - Charity health care services; liability protection for administrators. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(H) Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) 02/08/17
SB 1081 - Wexton - Divorce or dissolution of marriage; award of life insurance. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (8-Y 7-N) 02/01/17
SB 1140 - Sturtevant - Legal malpractice; estate planning. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) 02/08/17
SB 1176 - Chafin - Nonexoneration of debts on property of decedent; notice to creditor and beneficiaries. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) 02/08/17
SB 1177 - Chafin - Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) 02/08/17
SB 1242 - Dunnavant - Advance directives; persons authorized to provide assistance in completing, training programs. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(H) Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions 01/31/17

Legislative Agenda as of Feb. 7, 2017

Crossover, where each house may consider only legislation and amendments of the other house, occurs this week. As of Tuesday, this is where VBA-supported legislation stands:

Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 1448 - Miyares - Self-settled spendthrift trusts; certain legal entities to act as qualified trustee. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1516 - Leftwich - Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) 02/06/17
HB 1608 - Leftwich - Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) 02/06/17
HB 1617 - Habeeb - Legal malpractice; estate planning. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) 02/06/17
HB 1618 - Habeeb - Nonexoneration of debts on property of decedent; notice to creditor and beneficiaries. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) 02/06/17
HB 1641 - Loupassi - Disclosure of insurance policy limits; homeowners or personal injury liability insurance. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) 02/06/17
HB 1737 - Collins - Civilian employees and foreign service officers; personal jurisdiction over a person, domicile, etc. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 02/03/17
HB 1747 - O'Bannon - Advance medical directives; person authorized to provide assistance in completing. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Referred to Committee on Education and Health 01/30/17
HB 1748 - O'Bannon - Persons administering services for patients at certain clinics exempt from liability. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 02/03/17
HB 1816 - Minchew - Demurrers; amended pleadings. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1947 - Peace - Guardians; temporary delegation of powers regarding an incapacitated person. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law 01/16/17
HB 2050 - Adams - Tenancy; severance by the entireties by written instrument. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Reported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 0-N) 02/06/17
HB 2230 - Cline - Stock corporations; shareholders' meetings. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 01/31/17
HB 2289 - Leftwich - Divorce or dissolution of marriage; award of life insurance. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 02/03/17
SB 814 - Surovell - Foreign business entities; services of summons for witness or subpoena duces tecum. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (4-Y 8-N) 01/16/17
SB 913 - Edwards - Uniform Trust Decanting Act; creation. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/30/17
SB 981 - Stanley - Charity health care services; liability protection for administrators. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/30/17
SB 1081 - Wexton - Divorce or dissolution of marriage; award of life insurance. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (8-Y 7-N) 02/01/17
SB 1140 - Sturtevant - Legal malpractice; estate planning. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 02/03/17
SB 1176 - Chafin - Nonexoneration of debts on property of decedent; notice to creditor and beneficiaries. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 02/03/17
SB 1177 - Chafin - Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 02/03/17
SB 1242 - Dunnavant - Advance directives; persons authorized to provide assistance in completing, training programs. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(H) Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions 01/31/17

Legislative Agenda as of Feb. 6, 2017

Crossover, where each house may consider only legislation and amendments of the other house, occurs this week. As of Monday morning, this is where VBA-supported legislation stands:

Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 1448 - Miyares - Self-settled spendthrift trusts; certain legal entities to act as qualified trustee. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1516 - Leftwich - Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1608 - Leftwich - Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1617 - Habeeb - Legal malpractice; estate planning. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1618 - Habeeb - Nonexoneration of debts on property of decedent; notice to creditor and beneficiaries. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1641 - Loupassi - Disclosure of insurance policy limits; homeowners or personal injury liability insurance. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1737 - Collins - Civilian employees and foreign service officers; personal jurisdiction over a person, domicile, etc. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 02/03/17
HB 1747 - O'Bannon - Advance medical directives; person authorized to provide assistance in completing. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Referred to Committee on Education and Health 01/30/17
HB 1748 - O'Bannon - Persons administering services for patients at certain clinics exempt from liability. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 02/03/17
HB 1816 - Minchew - Demurrers; amended pleadings. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1947 - Peace - Guardians; temporary delegation of powers regarding an incapacitated person. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law 01/16/17
HB 2050 - Adams - Tenancy; severance by the entireties by written instrument. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 2230 - Cline - Stock corporations; shareholders' meetings. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 01/31/17
HB 2289 - Leftwich - Divorce or dissolution of marriage; award of life insurance. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 02/03/17
SB 814 - Surovell - Foreign business entities; services of summons for witness or subpoena duces tecum. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (4-Y 8-N) 01/16/17
SB 913 - Edwards - Uniform Trust Decanting Act; creation. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/30/17
SB 981 - Stanley - Charity health care services; liability protection for administrators. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/30/17
SB 1081 - Wexton - Divorce or dissolution of marriage; award of life insurance. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (8-Y 7-N) 02/01/17
SB 1140 - Sturtevant - Legal malpractice; estate planning. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 02/03/17
SB 1176 - Chafin - Nonexoneration of debts on property of decedent; notice to creditor and beneficiaries. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 02/03/17
SB 1177 - Chafin - Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 02/03/17
SB 1242 - Dunnavant - Advance directives; persons authorized to provide assistance in completing, training programs. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(H) Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions 01/31/17

Legislative Agenda as of Feb. 2, 2017

VBA-supported legislation is making good progress, with many bills already awaiting action by the other house. This is where the legislative agenda stands about a week before crossover, where each house may consider only legislation and amendments of the other house:

Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 1448 - Miyares - Self-settled spendthrift trusts; certain legal entities to act as qualified trustee. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1516 - Leftwich - Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1608 - Leftwich - Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1617 - Habeeb - Legal malpractice; estate planning. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1618 - Habeeb - Nonexoneration of debts on property of decedent; notice to creditor and beneficiaries. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1641 - Loupassi - Disclosure of insurance policy limits; homeowners or personal injury liability insurance. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1737 - Collins - Civilian employees and foreign service officers; personal jurisdiction over a person, domicile, etc. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Engrossed by House 02/01/17
HB 1747 - O'Bannon - Advance medical directives; person authorized to provide assistance in completing. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Referred to Committee on Education and Health 01/30/17
HB 1748 - O'Bannon - Persons administering services for patients at certain clinics exempt from liability. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Read second time and engrossed 02/01/17
HB 1816 - Minchew - Demurrers; amended pleadings. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1947 - Peace - Guardians; temporary delegation of powers regarding an incapacitated person. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law 01/16/17
HB 2050 - Adams - Tenancy; severance by the entireties by written instrument. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 2230 - Cline - Stock corporations; shareholders' meetings. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 01/31/17
HB 2289 - Leftwich - Divorce or dissolution of marriage; award of life insurance. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Printed as engrossed 17101622D-E 02/01/17
SB 814 - Surovell - Foreign business entities; services of summons for witness or subpoena duces tecum. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (4-Y 8-N) 01/16/17
SB 913 - Edwards - Uniform Trust Decanting Act; creation. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/30/17
SB 981 - Stanley - Charity health care services; liability protection for administrators. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/30/17
SB 1081 - Wexton - Divorce or dissolution of marriage; award of life insurance. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (8-Y 7-N) 02/01/17
SB 1140 - Sturtevant - Legal malpractice; estate planning. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) 01/31/17
SB 1176 - Chafin - Nonexoneration of debts on property of decedent; notice to creditor and beneficiaries. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) 01/31/17
SB 1177 - Chafin - Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) 01/31/17
SB 1242 - Dunnavant - Advance directives; persons authorized to provide assistance in completing, training programs. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(H) Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions 01/31/17

Legislative Agenda as of Jan. 31, 2017

This is where VBA-supported legislation stands:

Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 1448 - Miyares - Self-settled spendthrift trusts; certain legal entities to act as qualified trustee. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1516 - Leftwich - Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1608 - Leftwich - Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1617 - Habeeb - Legal malpractice; estate planning. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1618 - Habeeb - Nonexoneration of debts on property of decedent; notice to creditor and beneficiaries. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1641 - Loupassi - Disclosure of insurance policy limits; homeowners or personal injury liability insurance. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1737 - Collins - Civilian employees and foreign service officers; personal jurisdiction over a person, domicile, etc. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) 01/27/17
HB 1747 - O'Bannon - Advance medical directives; person authorized to provide assistance in completing. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Referred to Committee on Education and Health 01/30/17
HB 1748 - O'Bannon - Persons administering services for patients at certain clinics exempt from liability. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) 01/27/17
HB 1816 - Minchew - Demurrers; amended pleadings. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1947 - Peace - Guardians; temporary delegation of powers regarding an incapacitated person. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law 01/16/17
HB 2050 - Adams - Tenancy; severance by the entireties by written instrument. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 2230 - Cline - Stock corporations; shareholders' meetings. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor (H) VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) 01/30/17
HB 2289 - Leftwich - Divorce or dissolution of marriage; award of life insurance. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (21-Y 0-N) 01/27/17
SB 814 - Surovell - Foreign business entities; services of summons for witness or subpoena duces tecum. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (4-Y 8-N) 01/16/17
SB 913 - Edwards - Uniform Trust Decanting Act; creation. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/30/17
SB 981 - Stanley - Charity health care services; liability protection for administrators. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/30/17
SB 1081 - Wexton - Divorce or dissolution of marriage; award of life insurance. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/06/17
SB 1140 - Sturtevant - Legal malpractice; estate planning. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Read second time and engrossed 01/30/17
SB 1176 - Chafin - Nonexoneration of debts on property of decedent; notice to creditor and beneficiaries. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1176S1 01/30/17
SB 1177 - Chafin - Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Read second time and engrossed 01/30/17
SB 1242 - Dunnavant - Advance directives; persons authorized to provide assistance in completing, training programs. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(H) Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions 01/31/17

Legislative Agenda as of Jan. 30, 2017

This is where VBA-supported legislation stands:

Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 1448 - Miyares - Self-settled spendthrift trusts; certain legal entities to act as qualified trustee. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1516 - Leftwich - Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1608 - Leftwich - Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1617 - Habeeb - Legal malpractice; estate planning. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1618 - Habeeb - Nonexoneration of debts on property of decedent; notice to creditor and beneficiaries. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1641 - Loupassi - Disclosure of insurance policy limits; homeowners or personal injury liability insurance. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1737 - Collins - Civilian employees and foreign service officers; personal jurisdiction over a person, domicile, etc. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) 01/27/17
HB 1747 - O'Bannon - Advance medical directives; person authorized to provide assistance in completing. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions (H) VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) 01/27/17
HB 1748 - O'Bannon - Persons administering services for patients at certain clinics exempt from liability. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) 01/27/17
HB 1816 - Minchew - Demurrers; amended pleadings. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 1947 - Peace - Guardians; temporary delegation of powers regarding an incapacitated person. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law 01/16/17
HB 2050 - Adams - Tenancy; severance by the entireties by written instrument. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/27/17
HB 2230 - Cline - Stock corporations; shareholders' meetings. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor (H) Read second time and engrossed 01/27/17
HB 2289 - Leftwich - Divorce or dissolution of marriage; award of life insurance. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (21-Y 0-N) 01/27/17
SB 814 - Surovell - Foreign business entities; services of summons for witness or subpoena duces tecum. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (4-Y 8-N) 01/16/17
SB 913 - Edwards - Uniform Trust Decanting Act; creation. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/30/17
SB 981 - Stanley - Charity health care services; liability protection for administrators. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/30/17
SB 1081 - Wexton - Divorce or dissolution of marriage; award of life insurance. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/06/17
SB 1140 - Sturtevant - Legal malpractice; estate planning. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) 01/27/17
SB 1176 - Chafin - Nonexoneration of debts on property of decedent; notice to creditor and beneficiaries. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) 01/27/17
SB 1177 - Chafin - Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) 01/27/17
SB 1242 - Dunnavant - Advance directives; persons authorized to provide assistance in completing, training programs. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(H) Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions 01/31/17

Legislative Agenda as of Jan. 26, 2017

This is where VBA-supported legislation stands:

Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 1448 - Miyares - Self-settled spendthrift trusts; certain legal entities to act as qualified trustee. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Printed as engrossed 17100557D-E 01/25/17
HB 1516 - Leftwich - Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Read second time and engrossed 01/25/17
HB 1608 - Leftwich - Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Read second time and engrossed 01/25/17
HB 1617 - Habeeb - Legal malpractice; estate planning. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Read second time and engrossed 01/25/17
HB 1618 - Habeeb - Nonexoneration of debts on property of decedent; notice to creditor and beneficiaries. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1618H1 01/25/17
HB 1641 - Loupassi - Disclosure of insurance policy limits; homeowners or personal injury liability insurance. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Read second time and engrossed 01/25/17
HB 1737 - Collins - Civilian employees and foreign service officers; personal jurisdiction over a person, domicile, etc. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N) 01/23/17
HB 1747 - O'Bannon - Advance medical directives; person authorized to provide assistance in completing. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions (H) Read first time 01/25/17
HB 1748 - O'Bannon - Persons administering services for patients at certain clinics exempt from liability. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N) 01/23/17
HB 1816 - Minchew - Demurrers; amended pleadings. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Read second time and engrossed 01/25/17
HB 1947 - Peace - Guardians; temporary delegation of powers regarding an incapacitated person. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law 01/16/17
HB 2050 - Adams - Tenancy; severance by the entireties by written instrument. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Printed as engrossed 17100722D-E 01/25/17
HB 2230 - Cline - Stock corporations; shareholders' meetings. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor (H) Reported from Commerce and Labor (21-Y 0-N) 01/24/17
HB 2289 - Leftwich - Divorce or dissolution of marriage; award of life insurance. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (9-Y 0-N) 01/25/17
SB 814 - Surovell - Foreign business entities; services of summons for witness or subpoena duces tecum. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (4-Y 8-N) 01/16/17
SB 913 - Edwards - Uniform Trust Decanting Act; creation. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) 01/19/17
SB 981 - Stanley - Charity health care services; liability protection for administrators. (S) Committee on Education and Health (S) Printed as engrossed 17101302D-E 01/18/17
SB 1081 - Wexton - Divorce or dissolution of marriage; award of life insurance. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/06/17
SB 1140 - Sturtevant - Legal malpractice; estate planning. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) 01/25/17
SB 1176 - Chafin - Nonexoneration of debts on property of decedent; notice to creditor and beneficiaries. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (14-Y 0-N) 01/25/17
SB 1177 - Chafin - Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) 01/25/17
SB 1242 - Dunnavant - Advance directives; persons authorized to provide assistance in completing, training programs. (S) Committee on Education and Health (S) Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) 01/24/17

Legislative Agenda as of Jan. 24, 2017

This is where VBA-supported legislation stands:

Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 1448 - Miyares - Self-settled spendthrift trusts; certain legal entities to act as qualified trustee. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (21-Y 0-N) 01/20/17
HB 1516 - Leftwich - Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) 01/20/17
HB 1608 - Leftwich - Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) 01/20/17
HB 1617 - Habeeb - Legal malpractice; estate planning. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) 01/20/17
HB 1618 - Habeeb - Nonexoneration of debts on property of decedent; notice to creditor and beneficiaries. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Committee substitute printed 17104065D-H1 01/20/17
HB 1641 - Loupassi - Disclosure of insurance policy limits; homeowners or personal injury liability insurance. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) 01/20/17
HB 1737 - Collins - Civilian employees and foreign service officers; personal jurisdiction over a person, domicile, etc. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N) 01/23/17
HB 1747 - O'Bannon - Advance medical directives; person authorized to provide assistance in completing. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N) 01/19/17
HB 1748 - O'Bannon - Persons administering services for patients at certain clinics exempt from liability. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N) 01/23/17
HB 1816 - Minchew - Demurrers; amended pleadings. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) 01/20/17
HB 1947 - Peace - Guardians; temporary delegation of powers regarding an incapacitated person. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law 01/16/17
HB 2050 - Adams - Tenancy; severance by the entireties by written instrument. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (21-Y 0-N) 01/20/17
HB 2230 - Cline - Stock corporations; shareholders' meetings. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor (H) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 01/11/17
HB 2289 - Leftwich - Divorce or dissolution of marriage; award of life insurance. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law 01/16/17
SB 814 - Surovell - Foreign business entities; services of summons for witness or subpoena duces tecum. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (4-Y 8-N) 01/16/17
SB 913 - Edwards - Uniform Trust Decanting Act; creation. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) 01/19/17
SB 981 - Stanley - Charity health care services; liability protection for administrators. (S) Committee on Education and Health (S) Printed as engrossed 17101302D-E 01/18/17
SB 1081 - Wexton - Divorce or dissolution of marriage; award of life insurance. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/06/17
SB 1140 - Sturtevant - Legal malpractice; estate planning. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/09/17
SB 1176 - Chafin - Nonexoneration of debts on property of decedent; notice to creditor and beneficiaries. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/10/17
SB 1177 - Chafin - Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/10/17
SB 1242 - Dunnavant - Advance directives; persons authorized to provide assistance in completing, training programs. (S) Committee on Education and Health (S) Printed as engrossed 17103840D-E 01/23/17

Legislative Agenda as of Jan. 23, 2017

This is where VBA-supported legislation stands:

Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 1448 - Miyares - Self-settled spendthrift trusts; certain legal entities to act as qualified trustee. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (21-Y 0-N) 01/20/17
HB 1516 - Leftwich - Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) 01/20/17
HB 1608 - Leftwich - Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) 01/20/17
HB 1617 - Habeeb - Legal malpractice; estate planning. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) 01/20/17
HB 1618 - Habeeb - Nonexoneration of debts on property of decedent; notice to creditor and beneficiaries. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Committee substitute printed 17104065D-H1 01/20/17
HB 1641 - Loupassi - Disclosure of insurance policy limits; homeowners or personal injury liability insurance. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) 01/20/17
HB 1737 - Collins - Civilian employees and foreign service officers; personal jurisdiction over a person, domicile, etc. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law 01/13/17
HB 1747 - O'Bannon - Advance medical directives; person authorized to provide assistance in completing. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N) 01/19/17
HB 1748 - O'Bannon - Persons administering services for patients at certain clinics exempt from liability. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law 01/13/17
HB 1816 - Minchew - Demurrers; amended pleadings. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) 01/20/17
HB 1947 - Peace - Guardians; temporary delegation of powers regarding an incapacitated person. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law 01/16/17
HB 2050 - Adams - Tenancy; severance by the entireties by written instrument. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (21-Y 0-N) 01/20/17
HB 2230 - Cline - Stock corporations; shareholders' meetings. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor (H) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 01/11/17
HB 2289 - Leftwich - Divorce or dissolution of marriage; award of life insurance. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law 01/16/17
SB 814 - Surovell - Foreign business entities; services of summons for witness or subpoena duces tecum. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (4-Y 8-N) 01/16/17
SB 913 - Edwards - Uniform Trust Decanting Act; creation. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) 01/19/17
SB 981 - Stanley - Charity health care services; liability protection for administrators. (S) Committee on Education and Health (S) Printed as engrossed 17101302D-E 01/18/17
SB 1081 - Wexton - Divorce or dissolution of marriage; award of life insurance. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/06/17
SB 1140 - Sturtevant - Legal malpractice; estate planning. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/09/17
SB 1176 - Chafin - Nonexoneration of debts on property of decedent; notice to creditor and beneficiaries. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/10/17
SB 1177 - Chafin - Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/10/17
SB 1242 - Dunnavant - Advance directives; persons authorized to provide assistance in completing, training programs. (S) Committee on Education and Health (S) Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) 01/20/17

Legislative Agenda as of Jan. 19, 2017

This is where VBA-supported legislation stands:

Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 1448 - Miyares - Self-settled spendthrift trusts; certain legal entities to act as qualified trustee. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (10-Y 0-N) 01/16/17
HB 1516 - Leftwich - Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N) 01/16/17
HB 1608 - Leftwich - Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N) 01/16/17
HB 1617 - Habeeb - Legal malpractice; estate planning. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N) 01/16/17
HB 1618 - Habeeb - Nonexoneration of debts on property of decedent; notice to creditor and beneficiaries. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (9-Y 0-N) 01/16/17
HB 1641 - Loupassi - Disclosure of insurance policy limits; homeowners or personal injury liability insurance. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N) 01/18/17
HB 1737 - Collins - Civilian employees and foreign service officers; personal jurisdiction over a person, domicile, etc. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law 01/13/17
HB 1747 - O'Bannon - Advance medical directives; person authorized to provide assistance in completing. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions (H) Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #2 01/12/17
HB 1748 - O'Bannon - Persons administering services for patients at certain clinics exempt from liability. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law 01/13/17
HB 1816 - Minchew - Demurrers; amended pleadings. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N) 01/18/17
HB 1947 - Peace - Guardians; temporary delegation of powers regarding an incapacitated person. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law 01/16/17
HB 2050 - Adams - Tenancy; severance by the entireties by written instrument. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (9-Y 0-N) 01/18/17
HB 2230 - Cline - Stock corporations; shareholders' meetings. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor (H) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 01/11/17
HB 2289 - Leftwich - Divorce or dissolution of marriage; award of life insurance. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law 01/16/17
SB 814 - Surovell - Foreign business entities; services of summons for witness or subpoena duces tecum. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (4-Y 8-N) 01/16/17
SB 913 - Edwards - Uniform Trust Decanting Act; creation. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Read second time and engrossed 01/18/17
SB 981 - Stanley - Charity health care services; liability protection for administrators. (S) Committee on Education and Health (S) Printed as engrossed 17101302D-E 01/18/17
SB 1081 - Wexton - Divorce or dissolution of marriage; award of life insurance. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/06/17
SB 1140 - Sturtevant - Legal malpractice; estate planning. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/09/17
SB 1176 - Chafin - Nonexoneration of debts on property of decedent; notice to creditor and beneficiaries. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/10/17
SB 1177 - Chafin - Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/10/17
SB 1242 - Dunnavant - Advance directives; persons authorized to provide assistance in completing, training programs. (S) Committee on Education and Health (S) Assigned Education sub: Health Professions 01/16/17

Legislative Agenda as of Jan. 17, 2017

This is where VBA-supported legislation stands:

Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 1448 - Miyares - Self-settled spendthrift trusts; certain legal entities to act as qualified trustee. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (10-Y 0-N) 01/16/17
HB 1516 - Leftwich - Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N) 01/16/17
HB 1608 - Leftwich - Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N) 01/16/17
HB 1617 - Habeeb - Legal malpractice; estate planning. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N) 01/16/17
HB 1618 - Habeeb - Nonexoneration of debts on property of decedent; notice to creditor and beneficiaries. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (9-Y 0-N) 01/16/17
HB 1641 - Loupassi - Disclosure of insurance policy limits; homeowners or personal injury liability insurance. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law 01/13/17
HB 1737 - Collins - Civilian employees and foreign service officers; personal jurisdiction over a person, domicile, etc. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law 01/13/17
HB 1747 - O'Bannon - Advance medical directives; person authorized to provide assistance in completing. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions (H) Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #2 01/12/17
HB 1748 - O'Bannon - Persons administering services for patients at certain clinics exempt from liability. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law 01/13/17
HB 1816 - Minchew - Demurrers; amended pleadings. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law 01/16/17
HB 1947 - Peace - Guardians; temporary delegation of powers regarding an incapacitated person. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law 01/16/17
HB 2050 - Adams - Tenancy; severance by the entireties by written instrument. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law 01/16/17
HB 2230 - Cline - Stock corporations; shareholders' meetings. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor (H) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 01/11/17
HB 2289 - Leftwich - Award of life insurance upon divorce or dissolution of marriage. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law 01/16/17
SB 814 - Surovell - Foreign business entities; services of summons for witness or subpoena duces tecum. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (4-Y 8-N) 01/16/17
SB 913 - Edwards - Uniform Trust Decanting Act; creation. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Reported from Courts of Justice (12-Y 0-N) 01/16/17
SB 981 - Stanley - Charity health care services; liability protection for administrators. (S) Committee on Education and Health (S) Read second time and engrossed 01/16/17
SB 1081 - Wexton - Divorce dissolution of marriage; award of life insurance. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/06/17
SB 1140 - Sturtevant - Legal malpractice; estate planning. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/09/17
SB 1176 - Chafin - Nonexoneration of debts on property of decedent; notice to creditor and beneficiaries. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/10/17
SB 1177 - Chafin - Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/10/17
SB 1242 - Dunnavant - Qualified advance directive facilitators. (S) Committee on Education and Health (S) Assigned Education sub: Health Professions 01/16/17

Legislative Agenda as of Jan. 16, 2017

This is where VBA-supported legislation stands:

Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 1448 - Miyares - Self-settled spendthrift trusts; certain legal entities to act as qualified trustee. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law 01/13/17
HB 1516 - Leftwich - Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law 01/13/17
HB 1608 - Leftwich - Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law 01/13/17
HB 1617 - Habeeb - Legal malpractice; estate planning. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law 01/13/17
HB 1618 - Habeeb - Nonexoneration of debts on property of decedent; notice to creditor and beneficiaries. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law 01/13/17
HB 1641 - Loupassi - Disclosure of insurance policy limits; homeowners or personal injury liability insurance. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law 01/13/17
HB 1737 - Collins - Civilian employees and foreign service officers; personal jurisdiction over a person, domicile, etc. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law 01/13/17
HB 1747 - O'Bannon - Advance medical directives; person authorized to provide assistance in completing. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions (H) Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #2 01/12/17
HB 1748 - O'Bannon - Persons administering services for patients at certain clinics exempt from liability. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law 01/13/17
HB 1816 - Minchew - Demurrers; amended pleadings. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/09/17
HB 1947 - Peace - Guardians; temporary delegation of powers regarding an incapacitated person. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/10/17
HB 2050 - Adams - Severance of tenancy by the entireties by written instrument. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/10/17
HB 2230 - Cline - Stock corporations; shareholders' meetings. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor (H) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 01/11/17
HB 2289 - Leftwich - Award of life insurance upon divorce or dissolution of marriage. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/11/17
SB 814 - Surovell - Foreign business entities; services of summons for witness or subpoena duces tecum. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 11/02/16
SB 913 - Edwards - Uniform Trust Decanting Act; creation. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 12/27/16
SB 981 - Stanley - Charity health care services; liability protection for administrators. (S) Committee on Education and Health (S) Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) 01/13/17
SB 1081 - Wexton - Divorce dissolution of marriage; award of life insurance. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/06/17
SB 1140 - Sturtevant - Legal malpractice; estate planning. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/09/17
SB 1176 - Chafin - Nonexoneration of debts on property of decedent; notice to creditor and beneficiaries. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/10/17
SB 1177 - Chafin - Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/10/17
SB 1242 - Dunnavant - Qualified advance directive facilitators. (S) Committee on Education and Health (S) Referred to Committee on Education and Health 01/10/17

Legislative Agenda as of Jan. 12, 2017

At the start of the regular 2017 session of the General Assembly, this is where VBA-supported legislation stands:

Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 1448 - Miyares - Self-settled spendthrift trusts; certain legal entities to act as qualified trustee. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 12/01/16
HB 1516 - Leftwich - Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 12/22/16
HB 1608 - Leftwich - Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/03/17
HB 1617 - Habeeb - Legal malpractice; estate planning. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/03/17
HB 1618 - Habeeb - Nonexoneration of debts on property of decedent; notice to creditor and beneficiaries. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/03/17
HB 1641 - Loupassi - Disclosure of insurance policy limits; homeowners or personal injury liability insurance. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/04/17
HB 1737 - Collins - Civilian employees and foreign service officers; personal jurisdiction over a person, domicile, etc. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/07/17
HB 1747 - O'Bannon - Advance medical directives; person authorized to provide assistance in completing. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions (H) Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions 01/08/17
HB 1748 - O'Bannon - Persons administering services for patients at certain clinics exempt from liability. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/08/17
HB 1816 - Minchew - Demurrers; amended pleadings. (H)  Referral Pending (H) Committee Referral Pending 01/09/17
HB 1947 - Peace - Temporary delegation of powers by guardian. (H)  Referral Pending (H) Committee Referral Pending 01/10/17
HB 2050 - Adams - Severance of tenancy by the entireties by written instrument. (H)  Referral Pending (H) Committee Referral Pending 01/10/17
HB 2230 - Cline - Stock corporations; shareholders' meetings. (H)  Referral Pending (H) Committee Referral Pending 01/11/17
HB 2289 - Leftwich - Award of life insurance upon divorce or dissolution of marriage. (H)  Referral Pending (H) Committee Referral Pending 01/11/17
SB 814 - Surovell - Foreign business entities; services of summons for witness or subpoena duces tecum. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 11/02/16
SB 913 - Edwards - Uniform Trust Decanting Act; creation. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 12/27/16
SB 981 - Stanley - Charity health care services; liability protection for administrators. (S) Committee on Education and Health (S) Referred to Committee on Education and Health 01/03/17
SB 1081 - Wexton - Divorce dissolution of marriage; award of life insurance. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/06/17
SB 1140 - Sturtevant - Legal malpractice; estate planning. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/09/17
SB 1176 - Chafin - Nonexoneration of debts on property of decedent; notice to creditor and beneficiaries. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/10/17
SB 1177 - Chafin - Surviving spouse's elective share; homestead allowance benefit. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/10/17
SB 1242 - Dunnavant - Qualified advance directive facilitators. (S) Committee on Education and Health (S) Referred to Committee on Education and Health 01/10/17
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