VBA: Legislative Agenda as of March 9, 2012
Composite view with notes

Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 100 - Loupassi - Lawyers; client accounts. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (8-Y 9-N) 01/30/12
notes: IOLTA bill; Spruill, Kneedler and Mullen - lobbyist contacts
HB 101 - Loupassi - Rules of Evidence; adoption of amendments or additions of Rules by Supreme Court of Virginia, etc. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Senators: McDougle, Obenshain, Stuart 03/08/12
notes: Supreme Court bill; Spruill - lobbyist contact
HB 104 - Loupassi - Divorce; failure to respond by defendant. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 84 (effective 7/1/12) 03/06/12
notes: Boyd Graves Conference bill; Spruill - lobbyist contact
HB 159 - Hope - Nursing home patients; notice to Long-Term Care Ombudsman when patient is discharged or transferred. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions (H) Continued to 2013 in Health, Welfare and Institutions 01/19/12
notes: Elder Law section bill; Mullen - lobbyist contact
HB 368 - Webert - Neighborhood Assistance Act tax credits; eligibility of certain mediators. (H) Committee on Finance (G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 596 (effective 7/1/12) 04/04/12
notes: ADR Joint Committee; Spruill - lobbyist contact
HB 282 - Iaquinto - Divorce or annulment; revocation of death benefits. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Signed by President 03/03/12
notes: VA Family Law Coalition Bill; Spruill - lobbyist contact
HB 283 - Iaquinto - Divorce; ordered to maintain life insurance policy. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) 02/20/12
notes: VA Family Law Coalition bill; Spruill - lobbyist contact
SB 11 - Stuart - Self-settled spendthrift trusts; created. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Signed by President 03/08/12
notes: Wills, Trusts & Estates bill; Spruill - lobbyist contact
SB 50 - Watkins - Corporations and limited liability companies; conversions, dissolution, and procedures. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Signed by President 03/05/12
notes: Business Law section bill; Kneedler - lobbyist contact
SB 59 - Obenshain - Injunctions; requirement for bond. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 77 (effective 7/1/12) 03/06/12
notes: Boyd Graves Conference bill; Spruill - lobbyist contact
SB 60 - Obenshain - Divorce; failure to respond by defendant. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 78 (effective 7/1/12) 03/06/12
notes: Boyd Graves Conference bill; Spruill - lobbyist contact
SB 94 - Edwards - Rules of Evidence; adoption by Supreme Court of Virginia and approved by Code Commission, etc. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) Delegates: Loupassi, Albo, Toscano 03/07/12
notes: Supreme Court bill; Spruill - lobbyist contact
SB 108 - Edwards - Power of attorney; embezzlement by agent, penalty. (S) Committee on Finance (S) Continued to 2013 in Finance (15-Y 0-N) 02/07/12
notes: Wills, Trusts & Estates bill; Spruill - lobbyist contact
SB 109 - Edwards - Land trusts; beneficiaries shall name a successor trustee. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Signed by President 03/08/12
notes: Wills, Trusts & Estates bill; Spruill - lobbyist contact
SB 110 - Edwards - Irrevocable trusts; trustee's power to appoint assets into second trust. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Signed by President 03/08/12
notes: Wills, Trusts & Estates bill; Spruill - lobbyist contact
SB 180 - Stuart - Trustees, certain; protection from liability. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Signed by President 03/08/12
notes: Will, Trusts & Estates - Spruill - contact lobbyist
SB 432 - Stuart - Grantor trusts; settlor's creditors; payment of taxes. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Signed by President 03/08/12
notes: Wills, Trusts & Estates - Spruill - contact attorney

VBA: Legislative Agenda as of March 5, 2012
Composite view with notes

Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 100 - Loupassi - Lawyers; client accounts. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (8-Y 9-N) 01/30/12
notes: IOLTA bill; Spruill, Kneedler and Mullen - lobbyist contacts
HB 101 - Loupassi - Rules of Evidence; adoption of amendments or additions of Rules by Supreme Court of Virginia, etc. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) VOTE: REJECTED (2-Y 93-N) 03/02/12
notes: Supreme Court bill; Spruill - lobbyist contact
HB 104 - Loupassi - Divorce; failure to respond by defendant. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Signed by President 02/22/12
notes: Boyd Graves Conference bill; Spruill - lobbyist contact
HB 159 - Hope - Nursing home patients; notice to Long-Term Care Ombudsman when patient is discharged or transferred. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions (H) Continued to 2013 in Health, Welfare and Institutions 01/19/12
notes: Elder Law section bill; Mullen - lobbyist contact
HB 276 - Peace - Neighborhood Assistance Act tax credits; eligibility of certain mediators. (H) Committee on Finance (H) Left in Finance 02/14/12
notes: ADR Joint Committee; Spruill - lobbyist contact
HB 282 - Iaquinto - Divorce or annulment; revocation of death benefits. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB282ER) 03/01/12
notes: VA Family Law Coalition Bill; Spruill - lobbyist contact
HB 283 - Iaquinto - Divorce; ordered to maintain life insurance policy. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) 02/20/12
notes: VA Family Law Coalition bill; Spruill - lobbyist contact
SB 11 - Stuart - Self-settled spendthrift trusts; created. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) 03/01/12
notes: Wills, Trusts & Estates bill; Spruill - lobbyist contact
SB 50 - Watkins - Corporations and limited liability companies; conversions, dissolution, and procedures. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB50ER) 03/02/12
notes: Business Law section bill; Kneedler - lobbyist contact
SB 59 - Obenshain - Injunctions; requirement for bond. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) Signed by Speaker 02/22/12
notes: Boyd Graves Conference bill; Spruill - lobbyist contact
SB 60 - Obenshain - Divorce; failure to respond by defendant. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) Signed by Speaker 02/22/12
notes: Boyd Graves Conference bill; Spruill - lobbyist contact
SB 94 - Edwards - Rules of Evidence; adoption by Supreme Court of Virginia and approved by Code Commission, etc. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) House requested conference committee 03/02/12
notes: Supreme Court bill; Spruill - lobbyist contact
SB 108 - Edwards - Power of attorney; embezzlement by agent, penalty. (S) Committee on Finance (S) Continued to 2013 in Finance (15-Y 0-N) 02/07/12
notes: Wills, Trusts & Estates bill; Spruill - lobbyist contact
SB 109 - Edwards - Land trusts; beneficiaries shall name a successor trustee. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) 03/01/12
notes: Wills, Trusts & Estates bill; Spruill - lobbyist contact
SB 110 - Edwards - Irrevocable trusts; trustee's power to appoint assets into second trust. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) 03/01/12
notes: Wills, Trusts & Estates bill; Spruill - lobbyist contact

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