VA SB89 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on March 30 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-03-30 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0564)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Civil proceedings involving child abuse or neglect; testimony of children. Adds proceedings involving family abuse protective orders to the list of civil proceedings involving alleged abuse and neglect of a child for which a court may order that the testimony of certain child victims or witnesses be taken outside the courtroom via two-way closed-circuit television.

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Child abuse or neglect; civil proceedings, testimony of children.


Roll Calls

2018-03-07 - House - House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (Y: 98 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-03-02 - House - House: Reported from Courts of Justice (16-Y 0-N) (Y: 16 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-02-19 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 1-N) (Y: 7 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-01-17 - Senate - Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-01-15 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-01-12 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (15-Y 0-N) (Y: 15 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-03-30 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0564)
2018-03-30 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 564 (effective 7/1/18)
2018-03-20 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
2018-03-20SenateEnrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 20, 2018
2018-03-10SenateSigned by President
2018-03-09HouseSigned by Speaker
2018-03-09SenateBill text as passed Senate and House (SB89ER)
2018-03-07HouseVOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
2018-03-07HousePassed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
2018-03-07HouseRead third time
2018-03-06HouseRead second time
2018-03-02HouseReported from Courts of Justice (16-Y 0-N)
2018-02-19HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 1-N)
2018-02-15HouseAssigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #2
2018-01-23HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2018-01-23HouseRead first time
2018-01-23HousePlaced on Calendar
2018-01-17SenateRead third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
2018-01-16SenateRead second time and engrossed
2018-01-15SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2018-01-12SenateReported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (15-Y 0-N)
2017-12-11SenateReferred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
2017-12-11SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100993D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
6321521(n/a)See Bill Text

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