VA SB872 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 8 2020 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2020-02-05 - Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (15-Y 0-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Appointment of a guardian ad litem; court-ordered custody and visitation arrangements; best interests of a child; appointment in circuit or district court. Provides that the court may appoint a guardian ad litem to represent the best interests of a child in any case in which the custody or visitation of a child is at issue, regardless of whether the case is in a circuit or district court.

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Guardian ad litem; appointment, court-ordered custody and visitation arrangements.


Roll Calls

2020-02-05 - Senate - Senate: Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (15-Y 0-N) (Y: 15 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-02-05SenatePassed by indefinitely in Judiciary (15-Y 0-N)
2020-01-24SenateAssigned Judiciary sub: Civil Law
2020-01-08SenateReferred to Committee on the Judiciary
2020-01-08SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104079D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
161267(n/a)See Bill Text

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