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Legislative Agenda as of April 23, 2020

Here are the bills on the VBA legislative agenda for 2020 and where they stand after the reconvened, or veto, session April 22.

Gov. Northam had recommended changes to two bills, HB 651 (recoupment) and HB 1149 (Virginia Stock Corporations Act), for consideration at the reconvened session. Both were enacted.


Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 8 - Bourne - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice(H) Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB256-Mullin)01/27/20
HB 94 - Collins - Adoption; proper notice of proceeding to legal custodian. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0003)02/24/20
HB 651 - Hope - Recoupment; actions that qualify. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) Enacted, Chapter 1211 (effective 7/1/20)04/22/20
HB 792 - Simon - Appeals of right in general district court; appeals of final orders or judgments. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 1048 (effective 7/1/20)04/10/20
HB 834 - Sullivan - Order of publication; electronic notice. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0159)03/04/20
HB 1149 - Keam - Virginia Stock Corporation Act; clarifying and technical changes. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(H) Enacted, Chapter 1226 (effective - see bill)04/22/20
HB 1346 - Bourne - Attorney fees; control of court. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0112)03/03/20
HB 1378 - Leftwich - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0074)03/02/20
HB 1380 - Leftwich - Uniform Directed Trust Act; codifies Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 768 (effective 7/1/20)04/07/20
HB 1500 - Collins - Pendente lite spousal support; guidelines. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 651 (effective 7/1/20)04/06/20
HB 1501 - Collins - Spousal support; modification of support. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 585 (effective 7/1/20)03/31/20
HB 1605 - Hope - Partition of property; in partition actions the court shall order an appraisal of property. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0115)03/03/20
HB 1638 - Askew - Institutional racial segregation and discrimination; repeals several Acts. (H) Committee on Rules

(S) Committee on Rules
(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 1059 (effective 7/1/20)04/10/20
SB 3 - McClellan - Disorderly conduct; students. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0355)03/12/20
SB 229 - Petersen - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0351)03/12/20
SB 293 - Chafin - Financial institutions; multiple-fiduciary accounts. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0259)03/10/20
SB 529 - Edwards - Admissibility of statements of a deceased or incompetent party; hearsay exception. (S) Committee on the Judiciary(S) Left in Judiciary02/12/20
SB 553 - Ruff - Partition of property; in partition actions the court shall order an appraisal of property. (notes!) (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0193)03/06/20
SB 771 - Stanley - Interlocutory appeals; immunity, petitions or appeals, civil actions. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 907 (effective 7/1/20)04/09/20


Legislative Agenda as of April 11, 2020

Here are the bills on the VBA legislative agenda for 2020 and where they stand after the deadline for the governor's action, which was midnight April 11.

Gov. Northam has recommended changes to two bills, HB 651 (recoupment) and HB 1149 (Virginia Stock Corporations Act), for consideration at the General Assembly's reconvened session April 22.


Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 8 - Bourne - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB256-Mullin) 01/27/20
HB 94 - Collins - Adoption; proper notice of proceeding to legal custodian. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0003) 02/24/20
HB 651 - Hope - Recoupment; actions that qualify. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) Governor's recommendation received by House 03/12/20
HB 792 - Simon - Appeals of right in general district court; appeals of final orders or judgments. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 1048 (effective 7/1/20) 04/10/20
HB 834 - Sullivan - Order of publication; electronic notice. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0159) 03/04/20
HB 1149 - Keam - Virginia Stock Corporation Act; clarifying and technical changes. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(H) Governor's recommendation received by House 03/10/20
HB 1346 - Bourne - Attorney fees; control of court. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0112) 03/03/20
HB 1378 - Leftwich - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0074) 03/02/20
HB 1380 - Leftwich - Uniform Directed Trust Act; codifies Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 768 (effective 7/1/20) 04/07/20
HB 1500 - Collins - Pendente lite spousal support; guidelines. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 651 (effective 7/1/20) 04/06/20
HB 1501 - Collins - Spousal support; modification of support. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 585 (effective 7/1/20) 03/31/20
HB 1605 - Hope - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0115) 03/03/20
HB 1638 - Askew - Institutional racial segregation and discrimination; repeals several Acts. (H) Committee on Rules

(S) Committee on Rules
(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 1059 (effective 7/1/20) 04/10/20
SB 3 - McClellan - Disorderly conduct; students. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) Enacted, Chapter 355 (effective 7/1/20) 03/12/20
SB 229 - Petersen - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 351 (effective 7/1/20) 03/12/20
SB 293 - Chafin - Financial institutions; multiple-fiduciary accounts. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 259 (effective 7/1/20) 03/10/20
SB 529 - Edwards - Admissibility of statements of a deceased or incompetent party; hearsay exception. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Left in Judiciary 02/12/20
SB 553 - Ruff - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. ( notes!) (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0193) 03/06/20
SB 771 - Stanley - Interlocutory appeals; immunity, petitions or appeals, civil actions. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 907 (effective 7/1/20) 04/09/20


Legislative Agenda as of March 9, 2020

Here are the bills on the VBA legislative agenda for 2020 and where they stand in this year's General Assembly session, in interactive format. Six have been approved by the governor and three await his review.


Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 8 - Bourne - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB256-Mullin) 01/27/20
HB 94 - Collins - Adoption; proper notice of proceeding to legal custodian. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 3 (effective 7/1/20) 02/24/20
HB 651 - Hope - Recoupment; actions that qualify. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 6, 2020 03/05/20
HB 792 - Simon - Appeals of right in general district court; order or judgment altering prior final orders. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 03/07/20
HB 834 - Sullivan - Order of publication; electronic notice. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 159 (effective 7/1/20) 03/04/20
HB 1149 - Keam - Virginia Stock Corporation Act; clarifying and technical changes. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(G) Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 6, 2020 03/03/20
HB 1346 - Bourne - Attorney fees; control of court. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 112 (effective 7/1/20) 03/03/20
HB 1378 - Leftwich - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 74 (effective 7/1/20) 03/02/20
HB 1380 - Leftwich - Uniform Directed Trust Act; codifies Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Signed by President 03/04/20
HB 1500 - Collins - Pendente lite spousal support; guidelines. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Signed by President 03/04/20
HB 1501 - Collins - Spousal support; modification of support. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1501ER) 03/07/20
HB 1605 - Hope - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 115 (effective 7/1/20) 03/03/20
HB 1638 - Askew - Institutional racial segregation and discrimination; repeals several Acts. (H) Committee on Rules

(S) Committee on Rules
(H) Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1638ER) 03/07/20
SB 3 - McClellan - Disorderly conduct; students. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (38-Y 0-N) 03/08/20
SB 229 - Petersen - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) Signed by Speaker 02/27/20
SB 293 - Chafin - Financial institutions; multiple-fiduciary accounts. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(G) Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 6, 2020 03/03/20
SB 529 - Edwards - Admissibility of statements of a deceased or incompetent party; hearsay exception. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Left in Judiciary 02/12/20
SB 553 - Ruff - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. ( notes!) (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 193 (effective 7/1/20) 03/06/20
SB 771 - Stanley - Interlocutory appeals; immunity, petitions or appeals, civil actions. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) Signed by Speaker 02/27/20

Legislative Agenda as of March 5, 2020

Here are the bills on the VBA legislative agenda for 2020 and where they stand in this year's General Assembly session, in interactive format. Five have been approved by the governor and four await his review.


Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 8 - Bourne - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB256-Mullin) 01/27/20
HB 94 - Collins - Adoption; proper notice of proceeding to legal custodian. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 3 (effective 7/1/20) 02/24/20
HB 651 - Hope - Recoupment; actions that qualify. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Signed by President 02/27/20
HB 792 - Simon - Appeals of right in general district court; order or judgment altering prior final orders. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Senators: Edwards, Petersen, Chafin 02/25/20
HB 834 - Sullivan - Order of publication; electronic notice. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 159 (effective 7/1/20) 03/04/20
HB 1149 - Keam - Virginia Stock Corporation Act; clarifying and technical changes. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(G) Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 6, 2020 03/03/20
HB 1346 - Bourne - Attorney fees; control of court. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 112 (effective 7/1/20) 03/03/20
HB 1378 - Leftwich - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 74 (effective 7/1/20) 03/02/20
HB 1380 - Leftwich - Uniform Directed Trust Act; codifies Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Signed by President 03/04/20
HB 1500 - Collins - Pendente lite spousal support; guidelines. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Signed by President 03/04/20
HB 1501 - Collins - Spousal support; modification of support. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) 03/04/20
HB 1605 - Hope - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 115 (effective 7/1/20) 03/03/20
HB 1638 - Askew - Institutional racial segregation and discrimination; repeals several Acts. (H) Committee on Rules

(S) Committee on Rules
(S) Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) 03/04/20
SB 3 - McClellan - Disorderly conduct; students. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 6, 2020 02/28/20
SB 229 - Petersen - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) Signed by Speaker 02/27/20
SB 293 - Chafin - Financial institutions; multiple-fiduciary accounts. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(G) Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 6, 2020 03/03/20
SB 529 - Edwards - Admissibility of statements of a deceased or incompetent party; hearsay exception. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Left in Judiciary 02/12/20
SB 553 - Ruff - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. ( notes!) (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 6, 2020 02/28/20
SB 771 - Stanley - Interlocutory appeals; immunity, petitions or appeals, civil actions. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) Signed by Speaker 02/27/20


Legislative Agenda as of March 2, 2020

Here are the bills on the VBA legislative agenda for 2020 and where they stand in this year's General Assembly session, in interactive format. One has been approved by the governor and six await his review by tomorrow, Wednesday or Friday.


Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 8 - Bourne - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB256-Mullin) 01/27/20
HB 94 - Collins - Adoption; proper notice of proceeding to legal custodian. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 3 (effective 7/1/20) 02/24/20
HB 651 - Hope - Recoupment; actions that qualify. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Signed by President 02/27/20
HB 792 - Simon - Appeals of right in general district court; order or judgment altering prior final orders. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Senators: Edwards, Petersen, Chafin 02/25/20
HB 834 - Sullivan - Order of publication; electronic notice. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 4, 2020 02/26/20
HB 1149 - Keam - Virginia Stock Corporation Act; clarifying and technical changes. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Signed by President 02/26/20
HB 1346 - Bourne - Attorney fees; control of court. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 3, 2020 02/25/20
HB 1378 - Leftwich - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 3, 2020 02/25/20
HB 1380 - Leftwich - Uniform Directed Trust Act; codifies Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Passed Senate (35-Y 5-N) 02/26/20
HB 1500 - Collins - Pendente lite spousal support; guidelines. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) 02/26/20
HB 1501 - Collins - Spousal support; modification of support. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1605 - Hope - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 3, 2020 02/25/20
HB 1638 - Askew - Institutional racial segregation and discrimination; repeals several Acts. (H) Committee on Rules

(S) Committee on Rules
(S) Reported from Rules (10-Y 0-N) 02/28/20
SB 3 - McClellan - Disorderly conduct; students. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 6, 2020 02/28/20
SB 229 - Petersen - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) Signed by Speaker 02/27/20
SB 293 - Chafin - Financial institutions; multiple-fiduciary accounts. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Signed by President 02/26/20
SB 529 - Edwards - Admissibility of statements of a deceased or incompetent party; hearsay exception. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Left in Judiciary 02/12/20
SB 553 - Ruff - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. ( notes!) (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 6, 2020 02/28/20
SB 771 - Stanley - Interlocutory appeals; immunity, petitions or appeals, civil actions. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) Signed by Speaker 02/27/20


Legislative Agenda as of Feb. 27, 2020

Here are the bills on the VBA legislative agenda for 2020 and where they stand in this year's General Assembly session, in interactive format. One has been approved by the governor and four await his review by March 3 or 4. 


Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 8 - Bourne - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB256-Mullin) 01/27/20
HB 94 - Collins - Adoption; proper notice of proceeding to legal custodian. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 3 (effective 7/1/20) 02/24/20
HB 651 - Hope - Recoupment; actions that qualify. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB651ER) 02/26/20
HB 792 - Simon - Appeals of right in general district court; order or judgment altering prior final orders. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Senators: Edwards, Petersen, Chafin 02/25/20
HB 834 - Sullivan - Order of publication; electronic notice. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 4, 2020 02/26/20
HB 1149 - Keam - Virginia Stock Corporation Act; clarifying and technical changes. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(H) Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1149ER) 02/25/20
HB 1346 - Bourne - Attorney fees; control of court. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 3, 2020 02/25/20
HB 1378 - Leftwich - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 3, 2020 02/25/20
HB 1380 - Leftwich - Uniform Directed Trust Act; codifies Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Passed Senate (35-Y 5-N) 02/26/20
HB 1500 - Collins - Pendente lite spousal support; guidelines. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) 02/26/20
HB 1501 - Collins - Spousal support; modification of support. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1605 - Hope - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(G) Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 3, 2020 02/25/20
HB 1638 - Askew - Institutional racial segregation and discrimination; repeals several Acts. (H) Committee on Rules

(S) Committee on Rules
(S) Referred to Committee on Rules 02/07/20
SB 3 - McClellan - Disorderly conduct; students. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Signed by President 02/25/20
SB 229 - Petersen - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB229ER) 02/27/20
SB 293 - Chafin - Financial institutions; multiple-fiduciary accounts. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB293ER) 02/25/20
SB 529 - Edwards - Admissibility of statements of a deceased or incompetent party; hearsay exception. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Left in Judiciary 02/12/20
SB 553 - Ruff - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. ( notes!) (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Signed by President 02/25/20
SB 771 - Stanley - Interlocutory appeals; immunity, petitions or appeals, civil actions. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB771ER) 02/27/20


Legislative Agenda as of Feb. 25, 2020

Here are the bills on the VBA legislative agenda for 2020 and where they stand in this year's General Assembly session, in interactive format. One has been approved by the governor and three await his review by March 3. 


Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 8 - Bourne - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB256-Mullin) 01/27/20
HB 94 - Collins - Adoption; proper notice of proceeding to legal custodian. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 3 (effective 7/1/20) 02/24/20
HB 651 - Hope - Recoupment; actions that qualify. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) VOTE: Adoption (95-Y 0-N) 02/21/20
HB 792 - Simon - Appeals of right in general district court; order or judgment altering prior final orders. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) Delegates: Simon, Bourne, Leftwich 02/24/20
HB 834 - Sullivan - Order of publication; electronic notice. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB834ER) 02/21/20
HB 1149 - Keam - Virginia Stock Corporation Act; clarifying and technical changes. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) 02/20/20
HB 1346 - Bourne - Attorney fees; control of court. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Signed by President 02/21/20
HB 1378 - Leftwich - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Signed by President 02/21/20
HB 1380 - Leftwich - Uniform Directed Trust Act; codifies Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Reported from Judiciary (11-Y 3-N 1-A) 02/24/20
HB 1500 - Collins - Pendente lite spousal support; guidelines. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Reported from Judiciary (15-Y 0-N) 02/24/20
HB 1501 - Collins - Spousal support; modification of support. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1605 - Hope - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Signed by President 02/21/20
HB 1638 - Askew - Institutional racial segregation and discrimination; repeals several Acts. (H) Committee on Rules

(S) Committee on Rules
(S) Referred to Committee on Rules 02/07/20
SB 3 - McClellan - Disorderly conduct; students. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB3ER) 02/24/20
SB 229 - Petersen - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) 02/24/20
SB 293 - Chafin - Financial institutions; multiple-fiduciary accounts. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(H) VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N) 02/21/20
SB 529 - Edwards - Admissibility of statements of a deceased or incompetent party; hearsay exception. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Left in Judiciary 02/12/20
SB 553 - Ruff - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. ( notes!) (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB553ER) 02/24/20
SB 771 - Stanley - Interlocutory appeals; immunity, petitions or appeals, civil actions. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) 02/24/20


Legislative Agenda as of Feb. 24, 2020

With two weeks left in the 60-day regular session, here are the bills on the VBA legislative agenda for 2020 and where they stand in this year's General Assembly session, in interactive format.


Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 8 - Bourne - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB256-Mullin) 01/27/20
HB 94 - Collins - Adoption; proper notice of proceeding to legal custodian. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
(G) Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., February 24, 2020 02/17/20
HB 651 - Hope - Recoupment; actions that qualify. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) VOTE: Adoption (95-Y 0-N) 02/21/20
HB 792 - Simon - Appeals of right in general district court; order or judgment altering prior final orders. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Senate requested conference committee 02/21/20
HB 834 - Sullivan - Order of publication; electronic notice. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB834ER) 02/21/20
HB 1149 - Keam - Virginia Stock Corporation Act; clarifying and technical changes. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) 02/20/20
HB 1346 - Bourne - Attorney fees; control of court. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1346ER) 02/20/20
HB 1378 - Leftwich - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1378ER) 02/20/20
HB 1380 - Leftwich - Uniform Directed Trust Act; codifies Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Rereferred to Judiciary 02/17/20
HB 1500 - Collins - Pendente lite spousal support; guidelines. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1501 - Collins - Spousal support; modification of support. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1605 - Hope - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1605ER) 02/20/20
HB 1638 - Askew - Institutional racial segregation and discrimination; repeals several Acts. (H) Committee on Rules

(S) Committee on Rules
(S) Referred to Committee on Rules 02/07/20
SB 3 - McClellan - Disorderly conduct; students. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) VOTE: Passage (64-Y 36-N) 02/19/20
SB 229 - Petersen - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) Read second time 02/21/20
SB 293 - Chafin - Financial institutions; multiple-fiduciary accounts. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(H) VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N) 02/21/20
SB 529 - Edwards - Admissibility of statements of a deceased or incompetent party; hearsay exception. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Left in Judiciary 02/12/20
SB 553 - Ruff - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. ( notes!) (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) VOTE: (100-Y 0-N) 02/19/20
SB 771 - Stanley - Interlocutory appeals; immunity, petitions or appeals, civil actions. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) Read second time 02/21/20


Legislative Agenda as of Feb. 20, 2020

In interactive form, here are the bills on the VBA legislative agenda for 2020 and where they stand in this year's General Assembly session.


Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 8 - Bourne - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB256-Mullin) 01/27/20
HB 94 - Collins - Adoption; proper notice of proceeding to legal custodian. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
(G) Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., February 24, 2020 02/17/20
HB 651 - Hope - Recoupment; actions that qualify. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Passed Senate with amendments (39-Y 0-N) 02/19/20
HB 792 - Simon - Appeals of right in general district court; order or judgment altering prior final orders. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) VOTE: REJECTED (2-Y 98-N) 02/19/20
HB 834 - Sullivan - Order of publication; electronic notice. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) 02/19/20
HB 1149 - Keam - Virginia Stock Corporation Act; clarifying and technical changes. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) 02/19/20
HB 1346 - Bourne - Attorney fees; control of court. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1346ER) 02/20/20
HB 1378 - Leftwich - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1378ER) 02/20/20
HB 1380 - Leftwich - Uniform Directed Trust Act; codifies Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Rereferred to Judiciary 02/17/20
HB 1500 - Collins - Pendente lite spousal support; guidelines. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1501 - Collins - Spousal support; modification of support. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1605 - Hope - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1605ER) 02/20/20
HB 1638 - Askew - Institutional racial segregation and discrimination; repeals several Acts. (H) Committee on Rules

(S) Committee on Rules
(S) Referred to Committee on Rules 02/07/20
SB 3 - McClellan - Disorderly conduct; students. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) VOTE: Passage (64-Y 36-N) 02/19/20
SB 229 - Petersen - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) 02/19/20
SB 293 - Chafin - Financial institutions; multiple-fiduciary accounts. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(H) Reported from Labor and Commerce (21-Y 0-N) 02/18/20
SB 529 - Edwards - Admissibility of statements of a deceased or incompetent party; hearsay exception. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Left in Judiciary 02/12/20
SB 553 - Ruff - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. ( notes!) (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) VOTE: (100-Y 0-N) 02/19/20
SB 771 - Stanley - Interlocutory appeals; immunity, petitions or appeals, civil actions. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) Reported from Courts of Justice (20-Y 0-N) 02/19/20


Legislative Agenda as of Feb. 18, 2020

In interactive form, here are the bills on the VBA legislative agenda for 2020 and where they stand in this year's General Assembly session.


Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 8 - Bourne - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB256-Mullin) 01/27/20
HB 94 - Collins - Adoption; proper notice of proceeding to legal custodian. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
(G) Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., February 24, 2020 02/17/20
HB 651 - Hope - Recoupment; actions that qualify. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Reported from Judiciary with amendments (14-Y 0-N) 02/17/20
HB 792 - Simon - Appeals of right in general district court; order or judgment altering prior final orders. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) 02/17/20
HB 834 - Sullivan - Order of publication; electronic notice. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Reported from Judiciary (14-Y 0-N 1-A) 02/17/20
HB 1149 - Keam - Virginia Stock Corporation Act; clarifying and technical changes. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) 02/17/20
HB 1346 - Bourne - Attorney fees; control of court. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) 02/17/20
HB 1378 - Leftwich - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) 02/17/20
HB 1380 - Leftwich - Uniform Directed Trust Act; codifies Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Rereferred to Judiciary 02/17/20
HB 1500 - Collins - Pendente lite spousal support; guidelines. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1501 - Collins - Spousal support; modification of support. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1605 - Hope - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Passed by for the day 02/17/20
HB 1638 - Askew - Institutional racial segregation and discrimination; repeals several Acts. (H) Committee on Rules

(S) Committee on Rules
(S) Referred to Committee on Rules 02/07/20
SB 3 - McClellan - Disorderly conduct; students. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 7-N) 02/14/20
SB 229 - Petersen - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 02/18/20
SB 293 - Chafin - Financial institutions; multiple-fiduciary accounts. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(H) Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce 02/13/20
SB 529 - Edwards - Admissibility of statements of a deceased or incompetent party; hearsay exception. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Left in Judiciary 02/12/20
SB 553 - Ruff - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. ( notes!) (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) 02/14/20
SB 771 - Stanley - Interlocutory appeals; immunity. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N) 02/17/20


Legislative Agenda as of Feb. 17, 2020

In interactive form, here are the bills on the VBA legislative agenda for 2020 and where they stand in this year's General Assembly session.


Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 8 - Bourne - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB256-Mullin) 01/27/20
HB 94 - Collins - Adoption; proper notice of proceeding to legal custodian. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
(S) Signed by President 02/13/20
HB 651 - Hope - Recoupment; actions that qualify. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 792 - Simon - Appeals of right in general district court; order or judgment altering prior final orders. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) 02/14/20
HB 834 - Sullivan - Order of publication; electronic notice. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1149 - Keam - Virginia Stock Corporation Act; clarifying and technical changes. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 01/28/20
HB 1346 - Bourne - Attorney fees; control of court. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) 02/14/20
HB 1378 - Leftwich - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) 02/14/20
HB 1380 - Leftwich - Uniform Directed Trust Act; codifies Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 01/29/20
HB 1500 - Collins - Pendente lite spousal support; guidelines. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1501 - Collins - Spousal support; modification of support. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1605 - Hope - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) 02/14/20
HB 1638 - Askew - Institutional racial segregation and discrimination; repeals several Acts. (H) Committee on Rules

(S) Committee on Rules
(S) Referred to Committee on Rules 02/07/20
SB 3 - McClellan - Disorderly conduct; students. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 7-N) 02/14/20
SB 229 - Petersen - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) 02/10/20
SB 293 - Chafin - Financial institutions; multiple-fiduciary accounts. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(H) Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce 02/13/20
SB 529 - Edwards - Admissibility of statements of a deceased or incompetent party; hearsay exception. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Left in Judiciary 02/12/20
SB 553 - Ruff - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. ( notes!) (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) 02/14/20
SB 771 - Stanley - Interlocutory appeals; immunity. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil 02/14/20


Legislative Agenda as of Feb. 13, 2020

In interactive form, here are the bills on the VBA legislative agenda for 2020 and where they stand in this year's General Assembly session.


Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 8 - Bourne - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB256-Mullin) 01/27/20
HB 94 - Collins - Adoption; proper notice of proceeding to legal custodian. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
(H) Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB94ER) 02/13/20
HB 651 - Hope - Recoupment; actions that qualify. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 792 - Simon - Appeals of right in general district court; order or judgment altering prior final orders. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Committee substitute printed 20108179D-S1 02/12/20
HB 834 - Sullivan - Order of publication; electronic notice. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1149 - Keam - Virginia Stock Corporation Act; clarifying and technical changes. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 01/28/20
HB 1346 - Bourne - Attorney fees; control of court. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Reported from Judiciary (15-Y 0-N) 02/12/20
HB 1378 - Leftwich - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Reported from Judiciary (11-Y 0-N) 02/12/20
HB 1380 - Leftwich - Uniform Directed Trust Act; codifies Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 01/29/20
HB 1500 - Collins - Pendente lite spousal support; guidelines. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1501 - Collins - Spousal support; modification of support. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1605 - Hope - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Reported from Judiciary (11-Y 0-N) 02/12/20
HB 1638 - Askew - Institutional racial segregation and discrimination; repeals several Acts. (H) Committee on Rules

(S) Committee on Rules
(S) Referred to Committee on Rules 02/07/20
SB 3 - McClellan - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 02/13/20
SB 229 - Petersen - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) 02/10/20
SB 293 - Chafin - Financial institutions; multiple-fiduciary accounts. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(H) Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce 02/13/20
SB 529 - Edwards - Admissibility of statements of a deceased or incompetent party; hearsay exception. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Left in Judiciary 02/12/20
SB 553 - Ruff - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. ( notes!) (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 02/12/20
SB 771 - Stanley - Interlocutory appeals; immunity. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) 02/11/20


Legislative Agenda as of Feb. 11, 2020

In interactive form, here are the bills on the VBA legislative agenda for 2020 and where they stand in this year's General Assembly session.


Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 8 - Bourne - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB256-Mullin) 01/27/20
HB 94 - Collins - Adoption; proper notice of proceeding to legal custodian. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
(S) Constitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 0-N) 02/10/20
HB 651 - Hope - Recoupment; actions that qualify. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 792 - Simon - Appeals of right in general district court; order or judgment altering prior final orders. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 834 - Sullivan - Order of publication; electronic notice. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1149 - Keam - Virginia Stock Corporation Act; clarifying and technical changes. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 01/28/20
HB 1346 - Bourne - Attorney fees; control of court. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1378 - Leftwich - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1380 - Leftwich - Uniform Directed Trust Act; codifies Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 01/29/20
HB 1500 - Collins - Pendente lite spousal support; guidelines. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1501 - Collins - Spousal support; modification of support. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1605 - Hope - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 02/07/20
HB 1638 - Askew - Institutional racial segregation and discrimination; repeals several Acts. (H) Committee on Rules

(S) Committee on Rules
(S) Referred to Committee on Rules 02/07/20
SB 3 - McClellan - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) 02/10/20
SB 229 - Petersen - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) 02/10/20
SB 293 - Chafin - Financial institutions; multiple-fiduciary accounts. (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor (S) Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) 01/24/20
SB 529 - Edwards - Admissibility of statements of a deceased or incompetent party; hearsay exception. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Passed by for the day 02/10/20
SB 553 - Ruff - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. ( notes!) (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) 02/04/20
SB 771 - Stanley - Interlocutory appeals; immunity. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Reported from Judiciary with amendments (13-Y 0-N 1-A) 02/10/20


Legislative Agenda as of Feb. 10, 2020

In interactive form, here are the bills on the VBA legislative agenda for 2020 and where they stand in this year's General Assembly session.


Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 8 - Bourne - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB256-Mullin) 01/27/20
HB 94 - Collins - Adoption; proper notice of proceeding to legal custodian. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
(S) Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N) 02/07/20
HB 651 - Hope - Recoupment; actions that qualify. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 792 - Simon - Appeals of right in general district court; order or judgment altering prior final orders. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 834 - Sullivan - Order of publication; electronic notice. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1149 - Keam - Virginia Stock Corporation Act; clarifying and technical changes. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 01/28/20
HB 1346 - Bourne - Attorney fees; control of court. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1378 - Leftwich - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1380 - Leftwich - Uniform Directed Trust Act; codifies Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 01/29/20
HB 1500 - Collins - Pendente lite spousal support; guidelines. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1501 - Collins - Spousal support; modification of support. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1605 - Hope - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 02/07/20
HB 1638 - Askew - Institutional racial segregation and discrimination; repeals several Acts. (H) Committee on Rules

(S) Committee on Rules
(S) Referred to Committee on Rules 02/07/20
SB 3 - McClellan - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) 02/07/20
SB 229 - Petersen - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) 02/07/20
SB 293 - Chafin - Financial institutions; multiple-fiduciary accounts. (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor (S) Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) 01/24/20
SB 529 - Edwards - Admissibility of statements of a deceased or incompetent party; hearsay exception. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) 02/07/20
SB 553 - Ruff - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. ( notes!) (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) 02/04/20
SB 771 - Stanley - Interlocutory appeals; immunity. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/08/20


Legislative Agenda as of Feb. 6, 2020

In interactive form, here are the bills on the VBA legislative agenda for 2020 and where they stand in this year's General Assembly session.


Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 8 - Bourne - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB256-Mullin) 01/27/20
HB 94 - Collins - Adoption; proper notice of proceeding to legal custodian. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
(S) Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services 02/03/20
HB 651 - Hope - Recoupment; actions that qualify. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 792 - Simon - Appeals of right in general district court; order or judgment altering prior final orders. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 834 - Sullivan - Order of publication; electronic notice. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1149 - Keam - Virginia Stock Corporation Act; clarifying and technical changes. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 01/28/20
HB 1346 - Bourne - Attorney fees; control of court. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1378 - Leftwich - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1380 - Leftwich - Uniform Directed Trust Act; codifies Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 01/29/20
HB 1500 - Collins - Pendente lite spousal support; guidelines. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1501 - Collins - Spousal support; modification of support. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1605 - Hope - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Read second time and engrossed 02/05/20
HB 1638 - Askew - Institutional racial segregation and discrimination; repeals several Acts. (H) Committee on Rules (H) Read second time and engrossed 02/05/20
SB 3 - McClellan - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Reported from Judiciary with substitute (13-Y 0-N) 02/05/20
SB 229 - Petersen - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Reported from Judiciary (15-Y 0-N) 02/05/20
SB 293 - Chafin - Financial institutions; multiple-fiduciary accounts. (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor (S) Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) 01/24/20
SB 529 - Edwards - Admissibility of statements of a deceased or incompetent party; hearsay exception. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Reported from Judiciary with substitute (9-Y 6-N) 02/05/20
SB 553 - Ruff - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. ( notes!) (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) 02/04/20
SB 771 - Stanley - Interlocutory appeals; immunity. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/08/20


Legislative Agenda as of Feb. 4, 2020

In interactive form, here are the bills on the VBA legislative agenda for 2020 and where they stand in this year's General Assembly session.


Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 8 - Bourne - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB256-Mullin) 01/27/20
HB 94 - Collins - Adoption; proper notice of proceeding to legal custodian. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) 01/31/20
HB 651 - Hope - Recoupment; actions that qualify. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 792 - Simon - Appeals of right in general district court; order or judgment altering prior final orders. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 834 - Sullivan - Order of publication; electronic notice. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1149 - Keam - Virginia Stock Corporation Act; clarifying and technical changes. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 01/28/20
HB 1346 - Bourne - Attorney fees; control of court. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1378 - Leftwich - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1380 - Leftwich - Uniform Directed Trust Act; codifies Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 01/29/20
HB 1500 - Collins - Pendente lite spousal support; guidelines. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1501 - Collins - Spousal support; modification of support. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1605 - Hope - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Reported from Courts of Justice (19-Y 0-N) 01/31/20
HB 1638 - Askew - Institutional racial segregation and discrimination; repeals several Acts. (H) Committee on Rules (H) Reported from Rules (18-Y 0-N) 01/31/20
SB 3 - McClellan - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Moved from Courts of Justice to Judiciary due to a change of the committee name 01/08/20
SB 229 - Petersen - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Assigned Juciciary sub: Civil Law 01/16/20
SB 293 - Chafin - Financial institutions; multiple-fiduciary accounts. (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor (S) Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) 01/24/20
SB 529 - Edwards - Admissibility of statements of a deceased or incompetent party; hearsay exception. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Assigned Juciciary sub: Civil Law 01/24/20
SB 553 - Ruff - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. ( notes!) (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB553S1 02/03/20
SB 771 - Stanley - Interlocutory appeals; immunity. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/08/20


Legislative Agenda as of Feb. 3, 2020

In interactive form, here are the bills on the VBA legislative agenda for 2020 and where they stand in this year's General Assembly session.


Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 8 - Bourne - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB256-Mullin) 01/27/20
HB 94 - Collins - Adoption; proper notice of proceeding to legal custodian. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) 01/31/20
HB 651 - Hope - Recoupment; actions that qualify. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 792 - Simon - Appeals of right in general district court; order or judgment altering prior final orders. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 834 - Sullivan - Order of publication; electronic notice. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1149 - Keam - Virginia Stock Corporation Act; clarifying and technical changes. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 01/28/20
HB 1346 - Bourne - Attorney fees; control of court. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1378 - Leftwich - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1380 - Leftwich - Uniform Directed Trust Act; codifies Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 01/29/20
HB 1500 - Collins - Pendente lite spousal support; guidelines. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1501 - Collins - Spousal support; modification of support. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on the Judiciary
(S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/29/20
HB 1605 - Hope - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Reported from Courts of Justice (19-Y 0-N) 01/31/20
HB 1638 - Askew - Institutional racial segregation and discrimination; repeals several Acts. (H) Committee on Rules (H) Reported from Rules (18-Y 0-N) 01/31/20
SB 3 - McClellan - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Moved from Courts of Justice to Judiciary due to a change of the committee name 01/08/20
SB 229 - Petersen - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Assigned Juciciary sub: Civil Law 01/16/20
SB 293 - Chafin - Financial institutions; multiple-fiduciary accounts. (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor (S) Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) 01/24/20
SB 529 - Edwards - Admissibility of statements of a deceased or incompetent party; hearsay exception. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Assigned Juciciary sub: Civil Law 01/24/20
SB 553 - Ruff - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; created. (notes!) (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) 01/31/20
SB 771 - Stanley - Interlocutory appeals; immunity. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/08/20


Legislative Agenda as of Jan. 31, 2020

In interactive form, here are the bills on the VBA legislative agenda for 2020 and where they stand in this year's General Assembly session.


Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 8 - Bourne - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB256-Mullin) 01/27/20
HB 94 - Collins - Adoption; proper notice of proceeding to legal custodian. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N) 01/31/20
HB 651 - Hope - Recoupment; actions that qualify. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) VOTE: (97-Y 0-N) 01/28/20
HB 792 - Simon - Appeals of right in general district court; order or judgment altering prior final orders. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) VOTE: (97-Y 0-N) 01/28/20
HB 834 - Sullivan - Order of publication; electronic notice. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) VOTE: (97-Y 0-N) 01/28/20
HB 1149 - Keam - Virginia Stock Corporation Act; clarifying and technical changes. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 01/28/20
HB 1346 - Bourne - Attorney fees; control of court. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) VOTE: (97-Y 0-N) 01/28/20
HB 1378 - Leftwich - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) VOTE: (97-Y 0-N) 01/28/20
HB 1380 - Leftwich - Uniform Directed Trust Act; codifies Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) VOTE: (97-Y 0-N) 01/28/20
HB 1500 - Collins - Pendente lite spousal support; guidelines. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) VOTE: (97-Y 0-N) 01/28/20
HB 1501 - Collins - Spousal support; modification of support. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) VOTE: (97-Y 0-N) 01/28/20
HB 1605 - Hope - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N) 01/29/20
HB 1638 - Askew - Institutional racial segregation and discrimination; repeals several Acts. (H) Committee on Rules (H) Referred to Committee on Rules 01/16/20
SB 3 - McClellan - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Moved from Courts of Justice to Judiciary due to a change of the committee name 01/08/20
SB 229 - Petersen - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Assigned Juciciary sub: Civil Law 01/16/20
SB 293 - Chafin - Financial institutions; multiple-fiduciary accounts. (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor (S) Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) 01/24/20
SB 529 - Edwards - Admissibility of statements of a deceased or incompetent party; hearsay exception. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Assigned Juciciary sub: Civil Law 01/24/20
SB 553 - Ruff - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; created. (notes!) (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Committee substitute printed 20106043D-S1 01/29/20
SB 771 - Stanley - Interlocutory appeals; immunity. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/08/20


Legislative Agenda as of Jan. 28, 2020

In interactive form, here are the bills on the VBA legislative agenda for 2020 and where they are in this year's General Assembly session. Throughout the regular 2020 session, these interactive documents will be updated every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.


Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 8 - Bourne - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB256-Mullin) 01/27/20
HB 94 - Collins - Adoption; proper notice of proceeding to legal custodian. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (20-Y 0-N) 01/27/20
HB 651 - Hope - Recoupment; actions that qualify. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Read second time and engrossed 01/27/20
HB 792 - Simon - Appeals of right in general district court; order or judgment altering prior final orders. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Read second time and engrossed 01/27/20
HB 834 - Sullivan - Order of publication; electronic notice. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Read second time and engrossed 01/27/20
HB 1149 - Keam - Virginia Stock Corporation Act; clarifying and technical changes. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (H) VOTE: (99-Y 0-N) 01/27/20
HB 1346 - Bourne - Attorney fees; control of court. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Read second time and engrossed 01/27/20
HB 1378 - Leftwich - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Read second time and engrossed 01/27/20
HB 1380 - Leftwich - Uniform Directed Trust Act; codifies Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Read second time and engrossed 01/27/20
HB 1500 - Collins - Pendente lite spousal support; guidelines. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Read second time and engrossed 01/27/20
HB 1501 - Collins - Spousal support; modification of support. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Read second time and engrossed 01/27/20
HB 1605 - Hope - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/16/20
HB 1638 - Askew - Institutional racial segregation and discrimination; repeals several Acts. (H) Committee on Rules (H) Referred to Committee on Rules 01/16/20
SB 3 - McClellan - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Moved from Courts of Justice to Judiciary due to a change of the committee name 01/08/20
SB 229 - Petersen - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Assigned Juciciary sub: Civil Law 01/16/20
SB 293 - Chafin - Financial institutions; multiple-fiduciary accounts. (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor (S) Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) 01/24/20
SB 529 - Edwards - Admissibility of statements of a deceased or incompetent party; hearsay exception. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Assigned Juciciary sub: Civil Law 01/24/20
SB 553 - Ruff - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; created. (notes!) (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/07/20
SB 771 - Stanley - Interlocutory appeals; immunity. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/08/20


Legislative Agenda as of Jan. 27, 2020

In interactive form, here are the bills on the VBA legislative agenda for 2020 and where they are in this year's General Assembly session. Throughout the regular 2020 session, these interactive documents will be updated every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.


Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 8 - Bourne - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends incorporating (HB256-Mullin) 01/22/20
HB 94 - Collins - Adoption; proper notice of proceeding to legal custodian. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N) 01/22/20
HB 651 - Hope - Recoupment; actions that qualify. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Read first time 01/24/20
HB 792 - Simon - Appeals of right in general district court; order or judgment altering prior final orders. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Read first time 01/24/20
HB 834 - Sullivan - Order of publication; electronic notice. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Read first time 01/24/20
HB 1149 - Keam - Virginia Stock Corporation Act; clarifying and technical changes. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (H) Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1149H1 01/24/20
HB 1346 - Bourne - Attorney fees; control of court. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Read first time 01/24/20
HB 1378 - Leftwich - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Read first time 01/24/20
HB 1380 - Leftwich - Uniform Directed Trust Act; codifies Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Read first time 01/24/20
HB 1500 - Collins - Pendente lite spousal support; guidelines. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Read first time 01/24/20
HB 1501 - Collins - Spousal support; modification of support. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Read first time 01/24/20
HB 1605 - Hope - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/16/20
HB 1638 - Askew - Institutional racial segregation and discrimination; repeals several Acts. (H) Committee on Rules (H) Referred to Committee on Rules 01/16/20
SB 3 - McClellan - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Moved from Courts of Justice to Judiciary due to a change of the committee name 01/08/20
SB 229 - Petersen - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Assigned Juciciary sub: Civil Law 01/16/20
SB 293 - Chafin - Financial institutions; multiple-fiduciary accounts. (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor (S) Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) 01/24/20
SB 529 - Edwards - Admissibility of statements of a deceased or incompetent party; hearsay exception. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Assigned Juciciary sub: Civil Law 01/24/20
SB 553 - Ruff - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; created. (notes!) (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/07/20
SB 771 - Stanley - Interlocutory appeals; immunity. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/08/20


Legislative Agenda as of Jan. 23, 2020

In interactive form, here are the bills on the VBA legislative agenda for 2020 and where they are in this year's General Assembly session. Throughout the regular 2020 session, these interactive documents will be updated every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.


Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 8 - Bourne - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends incorporating (HB256-Mullin) 01/22/20
HB 94 - Collins - Adoption; proper notice of proceeding to legal custodian. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N) 01/22/20
HB 651 - Hope - Recoupment; actions that qualify. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) 01/22/20
HB 792 - Simon - Appeals of right in general district court; order or judgment altering prior final orders. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) 01/22/20
HB 834 - Sullivan - Order of publication; electronic notice. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) 01/22/20
HB 1149 - Keam - Virginia Stock Corporation Act; clarifying and technical changes. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (H) Read first time 01/23/20
HB 1346 - Bourne - Attorney fees; control of court. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) 01/22/20
HB 1378 - Leftwich - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) 01/22/20
HB 1380 - Leftwich - Uniform Directed Trust Act; codifies Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) 01/22/20
HB 1500 - Collins - Pendente lite spousal support; guidelines. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) 01/22/20
HB 1501 - Collins - Spousal support; modification of support. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) 01/22/20
HB 1605 - Hope - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/16/20
HB 1638 - Askew - Institutional racial segregation and discrimination; repeals several Acts. (H) Committee on Rules (H) Referred to Committee on Rules 01/16/20
SB 3 - McClellan - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Moved from Courts of Justice to Judiciary due to a change of the committee name 01/08/20
SB 229 - Petersen - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Assigned Juciciary sub: Civil Law 01/16/20
SB 293 - Chafin - Financial institutions; multiple-fiduciary accounts. (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor (S) Read second time and engrossed 01/23/20
SB 529 - Edwards - Admissibility of statements of a deceased or incompetent party; hearsay exception. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Moved from Courts of Justice to Judiciary due to a change of the committee name 01/08/20
SB 553 - Ruff - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; created. (notes!) (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/07/20
SB 771 - Stanley - Interlocutory appeals; immunity. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/08/20


Legislative Agenda as of Jan. 22, 2020

In interactive form, here are the bills on the VBA legislative agenda for 2020 and where they are in this year's General Assembly session. Throughout the regular 2020 session, these interactive documents will be updated every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.


Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 8 - Bourne - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Criminal 01/17/20
HB 94 - Collins - Adoption; proper notice of proceeding to legal custodian. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil 01/21/20
HB 651 - Hope - Recoupment; actions that qualify. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N) 01/15/20
HB 792 - Simon - Appeals of right in general district court; order or judgment altering prior final orders. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N) 01/15/20
HB 834 - Sullivan - Order of publication; electronic notice. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N) 01/15/20
HB 1149 - Keam - Virginia Stock Corporation Act; clarifying and technical changes. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (H) Reported from Labor and Commerce with substitute (20-Y 0-N) 01/21/20
HB 1346 - Bourne - Attorney fees; control of court. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N) 01/15/20
HB 1378 - Leftwich - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N) 01/15/20
HB 1380 - Leftwich - Uniform Directed Trust Act; codifies Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N) 01/15/20
HB 1500 - Collins - Pendente lite spousal support; guidelines. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N) 01/17/20
HB 1501 - Collins - Spousal support; modification of support. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N) 01/17/20
HB 1605 - Hope - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; incorporates major provisions. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/16/20
HB 1638 - Askew - Institutional racial segregation and discrimination; repeals several Acts. (H) Committee on Rules (H) Referred to Committee on Rules 01/16/20
SB 3 - McClellan - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Moved from Courts of Justice to Judiciary due to a change of the committee name 01/08/20
SB 229 - Petersen - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Assigned Juciciary sub: Civil Law 01/16/20
SB 293 - Chafin - Financial institutions; multiple-fiduciary accounts. (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor (S) Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) 01/20/20
SB 529 - Edwards - Admissibility of statements of a deceased or incompetent party; hearsay exception. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Moved from Courts of Justice to Judiciary due to a change of the committee name 01/08/20
SB 553 - Ruff - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; created. (notes!) (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/07/20
SB 771 - Stanley - Interlocutory appeals; immunity. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/08/20


Legislative Agenda for 2020

In interactive form, here are the bills on the VBA legislative agenda for 2020 and where they are in this year's General Assembly session. This list is from early Jan. 16. Throughout the regular 2020 session, these interactive documents will be updated every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.


Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 8 - Bourne - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 11/18/19
HB 94 - Collins - Adoption; proper notice of proceeding to legal custodian. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions (H) Assigned HWI sub: Welfare 01/14/20
HB 651 - Hope - Recoupment; actions that qualify. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N) 01/15/20
HB 792 - Simon - Appeals of right in general district court; order or judgment altering prior final orders. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N) 01/15/20
HB 834 - Sullivan - Order of publication; electronic notice. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N) 01/15/20
HB 1149 - Keam - Virginia Stock Corporation Act; clarifying and technical changes. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (H) Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce 01/07/20
HB 1346 - Bourne - Attorney fees; control of court. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N) 01/15/20
HB 1378 - Leftwich - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N) 01/15/20
HB 1380 - Leftwich - Uniform Directed Trust Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N) 01/15/20
HB 1500 - Collins - Pendente lite spousal support; guidelines. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/08/20
HB 1501 - Collins - Modification of spousal support. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/08/20
SB 3 - McClellan - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Moved from Courts of Justice to Judiciary due to a change of the committee name 01/08/20
SB 229 - Petersen - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Moved from Courts of Justice to Judiciary due to a change of the committee name 01/08/20
SB 293 - Chafin - Financial institutions; multiple-fiduciary accounts. (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor (S) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 01/03/20
SB 529 - Edwards - Admissibility of statements of a deceased or incompetent party; hearsay exception. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Moved from Courts of Justice to Judiciary due to a change of the committee name 01/08/20
SB 553 - Ruff - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; created. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/07/20
SB 771 - Stanley - Interlocutory appeals; immunity. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/08/20


Legislative Agenda for 2020

In interactive form, here are the bills on the VBA legislative agenda for 2020 and where they are in this year's General Assembly session. This list is from early Jan. 15. Throughout the regular 2020 session, these interactive documents will be updated every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.


Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 8 - Bourne - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 11/18/19
HB 94 - Collins - Adoption; proper notice of proceeding to legal custodian. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions (H) Assigned HWI sub: Welfare 01/14/20
HB 651 - Hope - Recoupment; actions that qualify. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil 01/14/20
HB 792 - Simon - Appeals of right in general district court; order or judgment altering prior final orders. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil 01/14/20
HB 834 - Sullivan - Order of publication; electronic notice. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil 01/14/20
HB 1149 - Keam - Virginia Stock Corporation Act. (H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (H) Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce 01/07/20
HB 1346 - Bourne - Claim for attorney fees. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil 01/15/20
HB 1378 - Leftwich - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil 01/14/20
HB 1380 - Leftwich - Uniform Directed Trust Act. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Civil 01/14/20
HB 1500 - Collins - Pendente lite spousal support; guidelines. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/08/20
HB 1501 - Collins - Modification of spousal support. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/08/20
SB 3 - McClellan - Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Moved from Courts of Justice to Judiciary due to a change of the committee name 01/08/20
SB 229 - Petersen - Pleadings, motions, and other papers; signature defects. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Moved from Courts of Justice to Judiciary due to a change of the committee name 01/08/20
SB 293 - Chafin - Financial institutions; multiple-fiduciary accounts. (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor (S) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 01/03/20
SB 529 - Edwards - Admissibility of statements of a deceased or incompetent party; hearsay exception. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Moved from Courts of Justice to Judiciary due to a change of the committee name 01/08/20
SB 553 - Ruff - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; created. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/07/20
SB 771 - Stanley - Interlocutory appeals; immunity. (S) Committee on the Judiciary (S) Referred to Committee on the Judiciary 01/08/20

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