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DOMESTIC RELATIONS

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2004 Session
(CD) Carried over from 2004 session but died in committee on or before December 10th


Address Confidentiality Program; established to protect victims of domestic violence. Adding  2.2-515.2. (Patron-Miller, HB 2876 (F))
Adoption and custody; consent not necessary if father has been convicted of certain crimes. Amending  16.1-241, 20-124.1, 63.2-903, 63.2-1202, 63.2-1222 and 63.2-1233. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 854 (Chapter 890))
Affirmation of Marriage Act; abolished. Repealing  20-45.3. (Patron-Van Yahres, HB 1633 (F))
Assault and battery; anger management for persons charged with first offense against family member. Amending  18.2-57.3. (Patron-Reese, HB 1517 (F))
Child custody and visitation; court to consider best interests of child. Amending  20-124.3. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 1334 (F))
Child custody and visitation; penalty for violation of court order. Amending  18.2-49.1. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 858 (CD))
Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act; changes in provisions. Amending  20-146.13 and 20-146.14. (Patron-Mims, SB 510 (CD))
Child support; authorizes Department of Social Services to establish and enforce visitation orders in absence of court orders thereof. Amending  63.2-1903. (Patron-Spruill, HB 2883 (F))
Child support; eliminates mandatory assessment of interest and fees relative thereto. Amending  20-78.2, 20-88.56, 63.2-1929 and 63.2-1952. (Patron-Spruill, HB 2885 (F))
Child support; felony for failure to pay. Amending  20-61; adding  18.2-371.1:1. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1737 (F))
Child support; guidelines for variable and fixed costs. Amending 20-108.2. (Patron-Wagner, SB 435 (CD))
Child support; guidelines thereof. Amending  63.2-1903. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 1956 (F))
Child support; judgments for support arrearages to include reasonable attorneys’ fees. Amending  16.1-278.18, 20-78.2 and 63.2-1960. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1988 (Chapter 880))
Child support; notice to be provided to obligor if court orders withholding of income or seizure of property. Amending 63.2-1924. (Patron-Spruill, HB 2884 (F))
Child support; updates Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA), and allows foreign countries to enforce. Amending 20-88.32 through 20-88.36, 20-88.39, 20-88.40, 20-88.41, 20-88.42, 20-88.43, 20-88.44, 20-88.46, 20-88.47, 20-88.48, 20-88.50, 20-88.51, 20-88.53, 20-88.54, 20-88.56, 20-88.57, 20-88.59, 20-88.60, 20-88.62 through 20-88.64:2, 20-88.64:5, 20-88.65, 20-88.67, 20-88.69, 20-88.70, 20-88.72, 20-88.75, 20-88.76, 20-88.77, 20-88.78, 20-88.80 and 20-88.81; adding 20-88.43:1, 20-88.43:2 and 20-88.77:3. (Patron-Quayle, SB 1040 (Chapter 754))
Child support and custody; requirement of parenting plans for minor child. Amending  20-103, 20-124.1, 20-124.2 and 20-124.4; adding  20-124.2:2 through 20-124.2:8. (Patron-McQuigg, HB 2106 (F))
Child Support Guidelines Review Panel; created. Amending 20-108.2. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1240 (CD))
Child visitation; guidelines for noncustodial parent. Amending 20-124.1, 20-124.2 and 20-124.3; adding  20-124.6:1 through 20-124.6:15. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 2294 (F); Quayle, SB 1231 (F))
Commissioners in chancery; allowed to be appointed in circuit court cases, including uncontested divorce cases. Amending 8.01-607, 25.1-241, 56-522 and 58.1-3969. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 2583 (Chapter 885))
Constitutional amendment; marriage may exist only between a man and woman (first reference). Adding Section 15-A in Article I. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HJR 584 (I) See HJR586; Cosgrove, HJR 586 (Chapter 946); Newman, SJR 337 (Chapter 949))
Constitutional amendment; marriage may exist only between a man and woman (first reference). Adding Section 16-A in Article I. (Patron-Cosgrove, HJR 528 (F); Byron, HJR 615 (I) See HJR586)
Constitutional amendment; parental right is a fundamental right (first reference). Adding Section 16-A in Article 1. (Patron-Byron, HJR 712 (F))
Divorce; certain information confidential. Adding  20-121.03. (Patron-Mims, SB 1019 (Chapter 500))
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 (CD))
Divorce decrees; agreements for spousal support, modification and enforcement. Amending  20-109.1. (Patron-Deeds, SB 680 (CD))
Domestic violence and prevention services; responsibilities of Department. Amending  63.2-1612. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 2433 (Chapter 638); Deeds, SB 1144 (Chapter 685))
Domestic violence or sexual assault; privileged communications between victims and advocates. Adding  8.01-400.3 and 19.2-271.4. (Patron-Moran, HB 2802 (F))
Foster care plans; reasonable efforts to be made to reunite child with parent. Amending  16.1-281. (Patron-Griffith, HB 328 (F))
Juveniles; duty of person taking child into custody. Amending 16.1-247. (Patron-McQuigg, HB 2103 (F))
License plates, special; issuance of those bearing legend: TRADITIONAL MARRIAGE. Adding  46.2-749.118. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1660 (F))
Marriage; same sex civil unions prohibited, right of ownership or devising of joint property, etc. Amending  20-45.3. (Patron-Petersen, HB 2490 (F))
Marriage and family therapists; included in certain Code sections that list other mental health professionals. Amending 8.01-400.2, 16.1-356, 16.1-361 and 60.2-219. (Patron-Shuler, HB 2503 (Chapter 110))
Marriage, foreign; requirements for parties petitioning circuit court. Adding  20-90.1. (Patron-O’Brien, SB 978 (F))
Protective orders; penalty for violations. Amending  16.1-253.2. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1232 (CD))
Protective orders; when hearing held following issuance. Amending 16.1-253.1. (Patron-Louderback, HB 1317 (CD))
Sex crimes against spouses; changes in provisions, penalty. 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, 19.2-218.1, 19.2-218.2, 19.2-299, 19.2-303.4, 19.2-335 and 19.2-336; repealing  18.2-67.2:1. (Patron-Bell, HB 2248 (Chapter 631))
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 (CD))
Vital Records; requires marriage, divorce, and annulment to include age, race and number of minor children. Amending  32.1-267 and 32.1-268; adding  32.1-268.1. (Patron-Blevins, SB 1111 (Chapter 679))
2005 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, Resolutions and Documents - For additional information, please contact Legislative Information, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23219. Telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 06/23/05