WV HB2503 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 9-0)
Status: Vetoed on March 9 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-03-27 - Vetoed by Governor 3/27/19
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


The purpose of this bill is to amend certain procedures in child neglect or abuse cases. The bill requires a petition to include an accusatory statement; provides when a court may and may not appoint counsel; and it removes the provision permitting copetitioners each to have counsel.

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Relating to court actions


Roll Calls

2019-03-09 - House - House concurred in Senate amendment and passed bill (Roll No. 735) (Y: 74 N: 25 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-03-09 - House - House reconsidered its action (Roll No. 734) (Y: 55 N: 44 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-03-09 - House - House refused to concur and requested Senate to recede (Roll No. 731) (Y: 42 N: 57 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2019-03-09 - Senate - Passed Senate (Roll No. 526) (Y: 30 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2019-03-08 - Senate - Passed Senate (Roll No. 465) (Y: 32 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2019-03-08 - Senate - Constitutional Rule Suspended (Roll No. 464) (Y: 30 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2019-01-31 - House - Passed House (Roll No. 57) (Y: 81 N: 18 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-03-27HouseVetoed by Governor 3/27/19
2019-03-09HouseVetoed by Governor 3/27/19 - House Journal
2019-03-09SenateVetoed by Governor 3/27/19 - Senate Journal
2019-03-09SenateTo Governor 3/25/19 - Senate Journal
2019-03-25HouseTo Governor 3/25/19
2019-03-09HouseTo Governor 3/25/19 - House Journal
2019-03-09SenateHouse Message received
2019-03-09HouseCompleted legislative action
2019-03-09HouseCommunicated to Senate
2019-03-09HouseHouse concurred in Senate amendment and passed bill (Roll No. 735)
2019-03-09HouseHouse reconsidered its action (Roll No. 734)
2019-03-09HouseHouse refused to concur and requested Senate to recede (Roll No. 731)
2019-03-09HouseHouse received Senate message
2019-03-09SenateSenate requests House to concur
2019-03-09SenatePassed Senate (Roll No. 526)
2019-03-09SenateSubstitute amendment adopted (Voice vote)
2019-03-09SenateSenate recedes from amendment
2019-03-09SenateHouse Message received
2019-03-09HouseCommunicated to Senate
2019-03-09HouseHouse refused to concur; requested Senate to recede (Voice)
2019-03-09HouseHouse received Senate message
2019-03-08SenateSenate requests House to concur
2019-03-08SenateTrump Title amendment adopted
2019-03-08SenateJudiciary Title amendment withdrawn by unanimous consent
2019-03-08SenatePassed Senate (Roll No. 465)
2019-03-08SenateRead 3rd time
2019-03-08SenateConstitutional Rule Suspended (Roll No. 464)
2019-03-08SenateCommittee amendment as amended adopted (Voice vote)
2019-03-08SenateAmendment to committee amendment adopted (Voice vote)
2019-03-08SenateCommittee Amendment Reported
2019-03-08SenateRead 2nd time
2019-03-08SenateOn 2nd reading
2019-03-07SenateRead 1st time
2019-03-07SenateOn 1st reading
2019-03-06SenateReported do pass, with amendment and title amendment
2019-02-01SenateTo Judiciary
2019-02-01SenateTo Judiciary
2019-02-01SenateIntroduced in Senate
2019-02-01SenateHouse Message received
2019-01-31HouseCommunicated to Senate
2019-01-31HousePassed House (Roll No. 57)
2019-01-31HouseRead 3rd time
2019-01-31HouseOn 3rd reading, Special Calendar
2019-01-30HouseRead 2nd time
2019-01-30HouseOn 2nd reading, Special Calendar
2019-01-29HouseRead 1st time
2019-01-29HouseOn 1st reading, Special Calendar
2019-01-28HouseBy substitute, do pass
2019-01-17HouseTo House Judiciary
2019-01-17HouseIntroduced in House
2019-01-17HouseTo Judiciary
2019-01-17HouseFiled for introduction


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
494601Amended CodeCitation Text
494722Amended CodeCitation Text

West Virginia State Sources

Roll Callhttp://www.wvlegislature.gov/legisdocs/2019/RS/votes/house/00057.pdf
Roll Callhttp://www.wvlegislature.gov/legisdocs/2019/RS/votes/senate/03-08-0464.pdf
Roll Callhttp://www.wvlegislature.gov/legisdocs/2019/RS/votes/senate/03-08-0465.pdf
Roll Callhttp://www.wvlegislature.gov/legisdocs/2019/RS/votes/senate/03-09-0526.pdf
Roll Callhttp://www.wvlegislature.gov/legisdocs/2019/RS/votes/house/00731.pdf
Roll Callhttp://www.wvlegislature.gov/legisdocs/2019/RS/votes/house/00734.pdf
Roll Callhttp://www.wvlegislature.gov/legisdocs/2019/RS/votes/house/00735.pdf

Bill Comments