VA HB63 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Passed on March 2 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-03-02 - Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 67 (effective 7/1/20)
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Court of Appeals; use of moot courtroom of accredited law schools. Provides that upon proper agreement with the applicable authorities the Court of Appeals may use the moot courtroom of any accredited law school located in the Commonwealth for the holding of court and for its ancillary functions. Current law specifies that the Court may use state and federal facilities but not private law schools in the Commonwealth.

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Court of Appeals; use of moot courtroom of accredited law schools.


Roll Calls

2020-02-17 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-14 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-12 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Judiciary (11-Y 0-N) (Y: 11 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-31 - House - House: VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (Y: 98 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-27 - House - House: Reported from Courts of Justice (20-Y 0-N) (Y: 19 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-24 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N) (Y: 7 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-03-02 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 67 (effective 7/1/20)
2020-02-24 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 2, 2020
2020-02-24HouseEnrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 24, 2020
2020-02-20SenateSigned by President
2020-02-19HouseSigned by Speaker
2020-02-19HouseBill text as passed House and Senate (HB63ER)
2020-02-17SenatePassed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
2020-02-17SenateRead third time
2020-02-14SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2020-02-12SenateReported from Judiciary (11-Y 0-N)
2020-02-03SenateReferred to Committee on the Judiciary
2020-02-03SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2020-01-31HouseVOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N)
2020-01-31HouseRead third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
2020-01-30HouseRead second time and engrossed
2020-01-29HouseRead first time
2020-01-27HouseReported from Courts of Justice (20-Y 0-N)
2020-01-24HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
2020-01-23HouseAssigned Courts sub: Civil
2019-12-04HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2019-12-04HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100871D

Same As/Similar To

SB1002 (Same As) 2020-03-06 - Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 197 (effective 7/1/20)

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