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(C) Carried over to 2005 Session


Adoption, marriage and divorce records; deletes statements indicating racial designations. Amending  32.1-262, 32.1-267 and 32.1-268. (Patron-Marsh, SB 223 (Chapter 88))
Assault and battery; penalty for first offense when committed against a family or household member. Amending  18.2-57.3. (Patron-Hurt, HB 1307 (Chapter 377))
Assault and battery; penalty when committed against a family or household member. Amending  18.2-57.2. (Patron-Bell, HB 656 (Chapter 738); Byron, HB 863 (Chapter 448))
Assault and battery; reporting of spousal abuse by active members of Armed Forces. Adding  18.2-57.4. (Patron-Wampler, SB 276 (Chapter 681))
Child custody and visitation; court to consider best interest of child. Amending  20-124.3. (Patron-Suit, HB 441 (Chapter 221))
Child custody and visitation; filing fee for appeals. Amending 16.1-69.48:5 and 16.1-296; adding  16.1-296.2. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 344 (Chapter 727); Devolites, SB 103 (Chapter 659))
Child custody and visitation; filing of petitions for any and all children of parties. Amending  16.1-69.48:5 and 16.1-262. (Patron-McDougle, HB 946 (I) See HB344; Suit, HB 1284 (I) See HB344)
Child custody and visitation; penalty for violation of court order. Amending  18.2-49.1. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 858 (C))
Child custody and visitation; penalty for violation of court order, exception when child in danger or harm. Amending  18.2-49.1. (Patron-Albo, HB 568 (I) See HB858)
Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act; changes in provisions. Amending  20-146.13 and 20-146.14. (Patron-Mims, SB 510 (C))
Child custody or visitation; parties may be required to attend parenting classes. Amending  16.1-278.15 and 20-103. (Patron-Suit, HB 447 (Chapter 732))
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))
Child support; capias for nonsupport. Amending  16.1-278.16. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 320 (Chapter 219))
Child support; guidelines for variable and fixed costs. Amending 20-108.2. (Patron-Wagner, SB 435 (C))
Child support; guidelines not to include calculations from income from second job, payment of medical expenses. Amending 20-108.2. (Patron-Marrs, HB 511 (Chapter 907))
Child support; guidelines not to include calculations from income from second job, payment of medical expenses. Amending 20-60.3, 20-108.1 and 20-108.2. (Patron-Quayle, SB 208 (Chapter 1008))
Child support; may be modified retroactively only to date that petition for modification was filed. Amending  16.1-278.18, 20-74, 20-108, 20-108.1, 20-112 and 63.2-1916. (Patron-Mims, SB 497 (Chapter 204))
Child support; paternity to be established. Amending  20-60.3 and 63.2-1916. (Patron-Hanger, SB 524 (F))
Child support enforcement practices; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HJR 76 (F))
Child Support Guidelines Review Panel; created. Amending 20-108.2. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1240 (C))
Divorce; grounds include child abuse, and drug or alcohol use. Amending  20-91, 20-103, 20-124.2 and 20-124.3. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 386 (C))
Divorce; property distribution. Amending  20-107.3. (Patron-Moran, HB 1111 (Chapter 757); Puller, SB 51 (Chapter 654))
Divorce, custody, visitation and support; penalties for failure to comply. Amending  20-115. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 261 (F))
Divorce decrees; agreements for spousal support, modification and enforcement. Amending  20-109.1. (Patron-Deeds, SB 680 (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))
Domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and violation of protective orders; training of personnel to handle. Amending 9.1-102, 16.1-253.2, 16.1-279.1, 19.2-81.4 and 63.2-1502. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1233 (Chapter 980); Norment, SB 236 (Chapter 972))
Domestic Violence Victim Fund; created. Amending  16.1-69.48:1 and 20-15; adding  9.1-116.1. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1234 (Chapter 375); Norment, SB 237 (F))
Family abuse; determination of predominant physical aggressor. Amending  9.1-102, 19.2-81.3 and 19.2-81.4. (Patron-Howell, SB 550 (Chapter 1016))
Family assault; emergency protective orders. Amending  16.1-253.4. (Patron-Cox, HB 80 (F))
Family life education; curriculum to include steps to avoid sexual assault, and availability of counseling and legal resources, etc. Amending  22.1-207.1. (Patron-Dillard, HB 1015 (Chapter 1030))
Foster care plans; reasonable efforts to be made to reunite child with parent. Amending  16.1-281. (Patron-Griffith, HB 328 (C))
Guardianship of children; subsidy for relative caregivers. Amending  63.2-100; adding  63.2-913. (Patron-Miller, SB 35 (Chapter 814))
Marriage; affirmation. Adding  20-12.1. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 750 (F))
Marriage; affirmation. Adding  20-45.3. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 751 (Chapter 983))
Marriage; judge who rules same sex marriage unconstitutional may be subject to impeachment. Amending  20-45.2. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 727 (F))
Marriage; urging Congress to propose constitutional amendment to protect fundamental institution thereof. (Patron-McDonnell, HJR 187 (P); Cuccinelli, SJR 91 (P))
Marriage license; permissive distribution of health information to applicants. Amending  20-14.2. (Patron-Black, HB 191 (F))
Marriage license; waiver of tax if parties have received counseling. Amending  20-15. (Patron-Petersen, HB 807 (F); Deeds, SB 379 (F))
Marriage rites; persons who may perform. Amending  20-23. (Patron-Watts, HB 421 (F))
Marriage rites; persons who may perform. Amending  20-25. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 20 (Chapter 612); Edwards, SB 15 (I) See SB274; Devolites, SB 274 (Chapter 680))
Medical assistance services; includes marriage and family therapist. Amending  32.1-325. (Patron-Shuler, HB 224 (Chapter 125))
Noncustodial parents; Department of Social Services to study due process accorded thereto. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HJR 75 (F))
Parenting programs; created within Department of Correctional Education. Adding  22.1-345.1. (Patron-Watts, HB 792 (Chapter 912); Devolites, SB 98 (Chapter 875))
Protective orders; penalty for violations. Amending  16.1-253.2. (Patron-Marrs, HB 507 (I) See HB1233; Griffith, HB 1232 (C))
Protective orders; when hearing held following issuance. Amending 16.1-253.1. (Patron-Louderback, HB 1317 (C))
Sex crimes against spouses; changes in provisions. Amending 9.1-902, 9.1-908, 9.1-910, 16.1-69.48:1, 17.1-275.1, 17.1-275.2, 17.1-275.7, 17.1-805, 18.2-61, 18.2-67.1, 18.2-67.2, 19.2-299, 19.2-303.4, 19.2-335 and 19.2-336; repealing  18.2-67.2:1, 19.2-218.1 and 19.2-218.2. (Patron-Bell, HB 655 (F))
Spousal support; application of orders when either party has committed fraud. Amending  20-74, 20-108, 20-109 and 20-112. (Patron-Griffith, HB 326 (C))
Spousal support; award duration. Amending  20-107.1. (Patron-Deeds, SB 251 (F))
Spousal support; effect of cohabitation. Amending  20-109 and 20-110. (Patron-McDougle, HB 781 (F))
Spousal support; termination when spouse physically abusive to other during marriage. Amending  20-107.1 and 20-109. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1239 (F))
Support orders; portion may be appealed. Amending  16.1-296. (Patron-Devolites, SB 96 (F))
Unemployment compensation; provision for victims of domestic violence or sexual assault. Amending  60.2-528 and 60.2-618. (Patron-Baskerville, HB 840 (F))
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