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HB 870

  • Virginia House Bill
  • 2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Jan 07, 2020
  • Passed House Jan 31, 2020
  • Passed Senate Feb 19, 2020
  • Governor

Sexual abuse; statute of limitations, personal action for injury to person.

Abstract

Statute of limitations; sexual abuse. Provides that for a cause of action accruing on or after July 1, 2020, every action for injury to the person resulting from sexual abuse shall be brought within 10 years after the cause of action accrues. This bill does not change the current 20-year statute of limitations for actions for injury to the person resulting from sexual abuse that occurred during the infancy or incapacity of such person.

Statute of limitations; sexual abuse. Providesthat, for a cause of action accruing on or after July 1, 2020, everyaction for injury to the person resulting from sexual abuse shallbe brought within 20 years after the cause of action accrues. Undercurrent law, such 20-year limitation period applies when the sexualabuse occurs during the infancy or incapacity of the person.

Bill Sponsors (1)

Jeffrey M. Bourne

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 71
Primary

Votes


Actions


Apr 10, 2020

Office of the Governor

Approved by Governor-Chapter 1125 (effective 7/1/20)

Mar 20, 2020

Office of the Governor

Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020

House

Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 20, 2020

Mar 19, 2020

House

Signed by Speaker

Mar 18, 2020

Senate

Signed by President

House

Enrolled

Mar 07, 2020

Senate

Conference report agreed to by Senate (36-Y 3-N)

Mar 04, 2020

Virginia General Assembly

Amended by conference committee

House

VOTE: Agree To (93-Y 1-N)

House

Conference report agreed to by House (93-Y 1-N)

House

Conference substitute printed 20109141D-H1

Feb 28, 2020

Senate

Conferees appointed by Senate

Feb 26, 2020

House

Conferees appointed by House

House

House acceded to request

Feb 25, 2020

Senate

Senate requested conference committee

Senate

Senate insisted on amendment (40-Y 0-N)

Feb 21, 2020

House

Placed on Calendar

House

Senate amendment rejected by House (0-Y 96-N)

House

VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 96-N)

Feb 19, 2020

Senate

Read third time

Senate

Passed Senate with amendment (39-Y 0-N)

Senate

Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

Senate

Passed Senate with amendment (39-Y 0-N)

Senate

Engrossed by Senate as amended

Senate

Committee amendment agreed to

Senate

Reading of amendment waived

Feb 18, 2020

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)

Feb 17, 2020

Senate

Reported from Judiciary with amendment (15-Y 0-N)

Feb 03, 2020

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed

Senate

Referred to Committee on the Judiciary

Jan 31, 2020

House

VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N)

House

Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)

Jan 30, 2020

House

Read second time and engrossed

Jan 29, 2020

House

Read first time

Jan 27, 2020

House

Reported from Courts of Justice (20-Y 0-N)

Jan 22, 2020

House

Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)

Jan 07, 2020

House

Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

House

Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101454D

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB870ER) HTML
HB870H1 HTML
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB870ER) HTML
Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1125) HTML

Related Documents

Document Format
Amendment: HB870ASE HTML
Amendment: HB870AS HTML
Amendment: HB870AC HTML

Sources

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