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CIVIL REMEDIES AND PROCEDURE

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over to 2005 Session


Aggrieved party or person; definition as used throughout Code. Adding  1-13.19:2. (Patron-Hugo, HB 996 (C))
Appeal bonds; ceiling. Amending  8.01-676.1. (Patron-Albo, HB 430 (Chapter 356); Stolle, SB 172 (Chapter 328))
Child care; civil immunity for employers providing an on-site facility. Adding  8.01-220.1:5. (Patron-Baskerville, HB 1251 (C))
Child custody or visitation; service of summons on teacher or school personnel for attendance and testimony. Amending 8.01-293, 16.1-241, 16.1-264 and 17.1-272. (Patron-Stolle, SB 335 (Chapter 588))
Children who are injured; parent may claim compensation for care. Amending  8.01-36. (Patron-Spruill, HB 1222 (F))
Civil cases; copies of subpoenaed documents to be provided to other party. Amending  8.01-417. (Patron-Reese, HB 49 (Chapter 345))
Civil cases; judgment in cases arising out of a trustee’s deed following foreclosure. Amending  8.01-129. (Patron-Reese, HB 46 (Chapter 343))
Civil cases; judgment in settlement and installment orders. Amending  16.1-94. (Patron-Reese, HB 44 (Chapter 341))
Civil immunity; applicable to private volunteers during an emergency. Amending  8.01-226.2. (Patron-Purkey, HB 198 (F))
Compromises; offer of judgment or settlement. Adding  8.01-424.2. (Patron-Marrs, HB 1325 (C))
Condemnation proceedings; rehearings. Amending  8.01-322. (Patron-Drake, HB 832 (F))
Consumer Real Estate Settlement Protection Act; issuance of summonses and subpoenas. Amending  6.1-2.25 and 6.1-2.27. (Patron-Mims, SB 509 (Chapter 597))
Court documents; abbreviated social security number of judgment debtor. Amending  8.01-446.1, 8.01-449, 8.01-487.1, 8.01-511 and 8.01-512.3. (Patron-Howell, A.T., HB 948 (C))
Criminal cases; testimony of husband and wife. Amending  8.01-398 and 19.2-271.2. (Patron-Johnson, HB 352 (C))
Deadman’s Statute; increases amount of admissible evidence when party incapable of testifying. Amending  8.01-397. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 481 (C))
Death by Wrongful Act; beneficiaries in actions where decedent died testate. Amending  8.01-53. (Patron-Barlow, HB 958 (C))
Domestic violence or sexual assault; privileged communications between victims and advocates. Adding  8.01-400.3 and 19.2-271.4. (Patron-Mims, SB 665 (F))
Driver’s license; suspension for nonpayment of certain judgments. Amending  46.2-417. (Patron-McDonnell, HB 1137 (Chapter 998))
Driving under influence of alcohol or drugs; damages for persons injured as a result. Amending  8.01-44.5. (Patron-McDonnell, HB 1481 (F))
Felony conviction; compensation for wrongful incarceration. Adding  8.01-195.10, 8.01-195.11 and 8.01-195.12. (Patron-Tata, HB 638 (Chapter 840); Quayle, SB 271 (Chapter 818))
Final judgments in circuit court; when modifiable and appealable. Repealing Chapter 1017, 2003 Acts. (Patron-Stolle, SB 609 (Chapter 337))
Fraud Against Taxpayers Act; not applicable to claims, records or statements relating to state or local taxes. Amending 8.01-216.3. (Patron-Williams, SB 343 (Chapter 589))
Garnishment; service on a corporation through a managing employee. Amending  8.01-513. (Patron-Reese, HB 979 (Chapter 231))
Health care provider professional services; civil recovery of payment. Adding  8.01-27.3. (Patron-Albo, HB 565 (Chapter 909))
Health records; patient’s executor or administrator may obtain copies. Amending  8.01-413. (Patron-Joannou, HB 733 (Chapter 742))
Indigent care; physicians providing services without charge immune from liability. Amending  8.01-225. (Patron-Purkey, HB 280 (F); Suit, HB 1226 (F))
Insurance liability limits; disclosure to attorney. Amending 8.01-417. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 137 (F); Spruill, HB 1223 (F))
Judgment; rate of interest. Amending  6.1-330.54. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 260 (I) See HB1460; Cuccinelli, SB 144 (C))
Judgment; rate of interest. Amending  6.1-330.54 and 8.01-382. (Patron-Reese, HB 48 (F))
Judgment and legal rate of interest; lowered. Amending 6.1-330.53, 6.1-330.54 and 8.01-382. (Patron-Reese, HB 1460 (Chapter 646))
Judgments; retention of records in general district court. Amending  16.1-69.55. (Patron-Reese, HB 42 (C))
Jurors; fine for failure to appear. Amending  8.01-356. (Patron-Mims, SB 513 (Chapter 116))
Jury service; exempts certain legislative employees. Amending 8.01-341.1. (Patron-Stolle, SB 38 (Chapter 106))
Legal notices; publication in a newspaper. Amending  8.01-324. (Patron-Devolites, SB 557 (F))
Littering; offense for which use of summons may be issued in juvenile court. Amending  16.1-260. (Patron-Marsh, SB 26 (Chapter 105))
Medical costs; subrogation to lien from personal injuries due to negligence. Amending  8.01-66.4. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 499 (F))
Medical malpractice; limit on attorney fees. Adding 8.01-581.15:1. (Patron-Newman, SB 415 (I) See SB601)
Medical malpractice; limitation on recovery and on noneconomic damage awards. Amending  8.01-581.15; adding  8.01-581.15:1. (Patron-Potts, SB 216 (I) See SB601)
Medical malpractice; privileged communications of peer review entities. Amending  8.01-581.17. (Patron-Norment, SB 385 (Chapter 250))
Medical malpractice; requires all parties to attend and participate in review panel hearings. Amending  8.01-581.5. (Patron-Spruill, HB 1484 (F))
Medical records; introduction as evidence. Amending  16.1-88.2. (Patron-Joannou, HB 735 (C))
Mob crimes; venue for actions and prosecutions. Amending  18.2-46. (Patron-Albo, HB 119 (Chapter 144))
Personal injury; no action for damages resulting from commission of a felony. Adding  8.01-44.6. (Patron-Black, HB 192 (F))
Personal injury, wrongful death or damage to property; violent felony bar to action against victim. Adding  8.01-42.4. (Patron-McDougle, HB 1385 (F))
Petit juries; service. Amending  8.01-337, 8.01-338, 8.01-341, 8.01-341.1, 8.01-356 and 25.1-229; adding  8.01-341.3, 8.01-341.4, 8.01-342.1 and 8.01-342.2; repealing  8.01-341.2. (Patron-Hogan, HB 1397 (F))
Pleadings; notice to agent on amendment. Amending  8.01-6. (Patron-Ingram, HB 705 (Chapter 141); Watkins, SB 118 (Chapter 326))
Pleadings; signing, sanctions. Amending  8.01-271.1. (Patron-Marrs, HB 1324 (F))
Prisoner Litigation Reform Act; changes in provisions. Amending 8.01-690. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 296 (C); Marsh, SB 49 (C))
Process; fees for services in circuit court. Amending 16.1-69.48:5, 16.1-107 and 16.1-112. (Patron-Reese, HB 982 (Chapter 366))
Process; fees of sheriffs for service on repossessions, evictions, etc. Amending  8.01-499 and 17.1-272. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1265 (Chapter 198); Blevins, SB 620 (Chapter 211))
Product liability; exemption for products containing open and obvious dangers. Adding  8.01-44.6. (Patron-Janis, HB 1372 (F))
Product liability actions; admissible evidence. Adding 8.01-418.4. (Patron-Moran, HB 1102 (F))
Product liability actions; rebuttable presumption. Adding 8.01-44.6. (Patron-McDonnell, HB 1128 (C))
Property damage; lack of privity no defense. Amending  8.01-223. (Patron-Wright, HB 314 (F))
Roadway litter pick-up; civil immunity of officials and volunteers who participate in programs for probationers. Adding 8.01-226.8. (Patron-Stump, HB 534 (Chapter 434))
Roadway litter pick-up; civil immunity of officials who participate in programs for probationers and persons on community service. Adding  8.01-226.8. (Patron-Puckett, SB 72 (Chapter 387))
Service of process; failure to return shall not invalidate service. Amending  8.01-294. (Patron-Reese, HB 980 (Chapter 627))
Servicemembers Civil Relief Act; created. Adding  8.01-15.2. (Patron-Cox, HB 1379 (Chapter 381))
Sheriffs’ fees; clarified for service, execution of writ, etc. Amending  8.01-293 and 15.2-1609.3. (Patron-Blevins, SB 619 (Chapter 210))
Skydiving activity sponsor or professional; liability limited. Adding  8.01-226.8. (Patron-Janis, HB 584 (F))
Subpoenas; time frame for those issued by attorneys. Amending 8.01-407, 8.01-413, 16.1-89 and 16.1-265. (Patron-Mims, SB 495 (Chapter 335))
Summary judgments; motion may be based upon discovery depositions. Amending  8.01-420. (Patron-Bell, HB 897 (I) See HB1126; McDonnell, HB 1126 (F))
Tort claims; notice to cities and towns. Repealing  8.01-222. (Patron-Stump, HB 1421 (C))
Transportation operators; limitation on recovery in actions for injury or death. Adding  8.01-38.2. (Patron-Weatherholtz, HB 1113 (C))
Trials; appeals due to inadequate damages. Amending  8.01-383.1. (Patron-Stolle, SB 414 (F))
Trials; dismissal of action by nonsuit. Amending  8.01-380. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 624 (Chapter 362); Bell, HB 896 (F); Cuccinelli, SB 141 (C))
Venue; action against school board involving motor vehicles that they own. Amending  8.01-261 and 22.1-194. (Patron-Janis, HB 585 (F))
Venue; applicable to defendant who conducts substantial business activity. Amending  8.01-262. (Patron-McDonnell, HB 1127 (Chapter 979))
Witness summons; payment of costs and expenses to physicians. Amending  8.01-407. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 495 (C))
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