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CIVIL REMEDIES AND PROCEDURE

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over to 2009 Session


Administrative orders; collection of interest. Amending  8.01-382. (Patron-Loupassi, HB 882 (Chapter 219))
Alcoholic beverage control; ABC agents check national criminal database for background checks on prospective licensees. Amending  4.1-230. (Patron-Deeds, SB 669 (Chapter 765))
Arrest or summons; charge for misdemeanor at discretion of law-enforcement officer. Amending  19.2-74. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 436 (F))
Circuit court clerks; clarifies several issues regarding electronic filing and recording of land records, secure remote access, etc. Amending  8.01-446, 8.01-446.1, 8.01-449, 17.1-223, 17.1-225, 17.1-226, 17.1-227.1, 17.1-228, 17.1-244, 17.1-249, 17.1-258.3, 17.1-258.4, and 17.1-276; adding  17.1-258.3:1 and 17.1-295. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 1106 (Chapter 823); Stolle, SB 622 (Chapter 833))
Civil remedial fees; alternatives to fee for certain offenses. Amending  46.2-206.1. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 179 (F))
Civil remedial fees; repeals provision for those imposed on certain drivers. Repealing  46.2-206.1. (Patron-Putney, HB 26 (F); Cole, HB 50 (F); Marshall, R.G., HB 67 (F); Kilgore, HB 287 (F); Englin, HB 290 (F); Vanderhye, HB 1231 (F); Hugo, HB 1243 (Chapter 657); Athey, HB 1291 (F); Morrissey, HB 1375 (F); Houck, SB 1 (Chapter 656); Reynolds, SB 42 (I) See SB1; Colgan, SB 57 (I) See SB1; Cuccinelli, SB 85 (I) See SB1; Wampler, SB 287 (I) See SB1; Vogel, SB 430 (I) See SB1; Petersen, SB 443 (I) See SB1; Newman, SB 664 (I) See SB1)
Civil remedial fees; repeals provision for those paid, imposed on certain drivers, refund fees. Repealing  46.2-206.1. (Patron-Nichols, HB 154 (F); Caputo, HB 747 (F); Moran, HB 1188 (F); Puller, SB 4 (I) See SB1; Lucas, SB 6 (I) See SB1)
Community service landscaping program; VDOT Commissioner to establish. Amending  8.01-226.8; adding  33.1-12.2. (Patron-Stuart, SB 153 (Chapter 688))
Computer crimes; exclusion of evidence. Adding  18.2-152.12:1. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 386 (F))
Criminal history record information; adds definition of firearms show vendor and requires check be performed. Amending 54.1-4200; adding  18.2-308.2:4 and 54.1-4201.2. (Patron-Caputo, HB 745 (F))
Criminal history record information; required for transfer of firearms. Amending  54.1-4200; adding  18.2-308.2:4 and 54.1-4201.2. (Patron-Marsden, HB 592 (I) See HB745; Marsh, SB 109 (F))
Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund; physical evidence recovery kit examinations reimbursements. Amending  19.2-165.1, 19.2-368.3, and 19.2-368.11:1. (Patron-Miller, P.J., HB 956 (Chapter 251); Puller, SB 312 (Chapter 203))
Criminal street gangs; causing or encouraging acts rendering children delinquent. Amending  8.01-226.5:2 and 18.2-371. (Patron-Shannon, HB 969 (F))
Crowd control; expands existing authority to bring civil action against person who negligently fails to provide. Amending 15.2-1130. (Patron-Orrock, HB 851 (F); Houck, SB 530 (C))
Deed of trust or mortgage; reduces time in which one may enforce. Amending  8.01-241 and 8.01-241.1. (Patron-Fralin, HB 1133 (Chapter 226))
Evidence; defense motions to suppress. Amending  19.2-266.2. (Patron-Griffith, HB 659 (F); Gilbert, HB 940 (F))
Evidence; destruction of trial exhibits. Amending  19.2-270.4. (Patron-Edwards, SB 123 (Chapter 805))
False academic credentials; creates civil cause of action for persons who are damaged by person who knowingly manufactures, etc. Adding  8.01-44.8. (Patron-Deeds, SB 265 (F))
Foster care background checks; fingerprints required for an individual with whom child may be placed. Amending  63.2-901.1. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 22 (F))
Good Samaritan statute; immunity extends to those providing care at location for screening, etc. Amending  8.01-225. (Patron-Athey, HB 1294 (Chapter 229))
Hate crimes; adds homeless persons to categories of acts. Amending  8.01-42.1, 18.2-57, 18.2-121, and 52-8.5. (Patron-Eisenberg, HB 610 (F))
Health care providers; those responding to disaster immune from liability. Amending  8.01-225.01, 8.01-581.1, 38.2-324, 44-146.16, 44-146.17, 44-146.18:1, 44-146.23, and 59.1-526; adding  8.01-225.02. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 403 (Chapter 121); Newman, SB 657 (Chapter 157))
Immigration laws; immunity to agencies and employees of State and political subdivisions for authorized enforcement. Adding 8.01-226.12. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 51 (C); Nichols, HB 157 (F))
Indecent exposure; penalty. Amending  18.2-387. (Patron-Amundson, HB 491 (F); Puller, SB 3 (F); Deeds, SB 270 (F))
Individual retirement accounts (IRAs); exemption from civil judgments. Amending  34-34. (Patron-Marsden, HB 1256 (F); Lingamfelter, HB 1559 (C))
Insurance liability; disclosure of limits prior to filing a lawsuit. Amending  8.01-417. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 172 (Chapter 819))
Interpreters; use during testifying. Amending  8.01-400.1 and 19.2-267. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 1370 (F))
Judgment; assignment shall be noted upon judgment docket. Amending  8.01-452. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 23 (F))
Landlord and tenant; definition of application fee, etc. and manner of serving notice to tenant. Amending  8.01-27.1, 8.01-27.2, 8.01-129, 8.01-296, 55-225, 55-225.3, 55-248.4, 55-248.6, 55-248.6:1, 55-248.9:1, 55-248.13, 55-248.15:2, 55-248.16, 55-248.18, 55-248.31, and 55-248.34:1. (Patron-Oder, HB 720 (Chapter 489))
Life expectancy; evidence. Adding  8.01-419.01; repealing 8.01-419. (Patron-Janis, HB 1383 (F))
Malpractice actions; limitations. Amending  8.01-243 and 8.01-244. (Patron-Amundson, HB 616 (Chapter 175))
Medical advisory committees and consultants; privileged communications. Amending  8.01-581.17. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 382 (C))
Medical bills and charges; patient, patient’s attorney, etc. may obtain list at no cost. Amending  8.01-413. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 143 (F))
Medical malpractice; definition of professional services. Amending  8.01-20.1, 8.01-50.1, 8.01-581.1, 8.01-581.20, and 16.1-83.1. (Patron-Watts, HB 1051 (I) See HB501)
Medical malpractice; definition of professional services. Amending  8.01-581.1 and 8.01-581.20. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 501 (Chapter 169); Norment, SB 602 (Chapter 205))
Medical Malpractice Settlement Offer and Recovery Act; established. Adding  8.01-581.12:3 through 8.01-581.12:6. (Patron-Athey, HB 1282 (F))
Medical records; fees for copying. Amending  8.01-413. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 145 (F); Griffith, HB 551 (C))
Medical services; State’s lien for payment. Amending  8.01-66.9. (Patron-Edwards, SB 17 (C))
Mental health and substance abuse treatment providers; background checks. Amending  37.2-416 and 37.2-506. (Patron-Melvin, HB 1203 (Chapter 383); Martin, SB 381 (Chapter 407))
Name change; proof that applicant is citizen of United States. Amending  8.01-217. (Patron-Lewis, HB 151 (F))
Nurses, licensed; presumption of knowledge of statewide standard of care. Amending  8.01-581.20. (Patron-Marsden, HB 584 (Chapter 125))
Pleadings; naming represented person or fiduciary as party to an action. Amending  37.2-1026; adding  8.01-271.2. (Patron-Edwards, SB 213 (F))
Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; duty of landlord and managing agent for visible mold. Adding  8.01-226.12. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 221 (Chapter 162); McDougle, SB 232 (Chapter 341))
Retail Sales and Use Tax; removes purchased for noncommercial home or personal use limitation from Energy Star sales tax holiday. Amending  58.1-609.1. (Patron-Englin, HB 794 (C))
Service of process; cost of return. Amending  8.01-294. (Patron-Amundson, HB 1068 (C); Puller, SB 12 (C))
Service of process; mail to address as shown on official tax records. Amending  55-218.1. (Patron-Ware, O., HB 264 (Chapter 119))
Service of process; plaintiff requesting on a defendant where service was not had, plaintiff must pay requisite fee for each subsequent reissuance of process requested after two attempts have been made. Amending  16.1-69.48:2; adding  16.1-82.1. (Patron-Peace, HB 1550 (C))
Sex offender; affidavit as evidence when failure to register. Amending  18.2-472.1. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 830 (Chapter 218))
Social Services, Department of; nonattorney employees to complete, sign, and file petitions and motions. Amending  8.01-271.1, 16.1-260, 16.1-278.15, 54.1-3900, and 63.2-1901. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 1382 (Chapter 136); Quayle, SB 788 (Chapter 845))
State Corporation Commission; introduction of evidence from certain experts. Adding  12.1-29.1. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 62 (F))
Successor Asbestos-Related Liability Fairness Act; created. Adding  8.01-698 through 8.01-704. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 142 (F))
Temporary detention order; magistrate may consider recommendation of examining physician, hearsay evidence, etc. to determine issuance. Amending  37.2-808, 37.2-809, and 37.2-817. (Patron-Fralin, HB 1144 (Chapter 793))
Temporary detention orders; admission as evidence. Amending 8.01-389. (Patron-Janis, HB 708 (Chapter 786))
Transfer of juveniles; consider after-discovered evidence not considered during transfer hearing. Amending  16.1-269.6. (Patron-Morrissey, HB 1568 (F))
Website address; unauthorized use of person’s name. Adding 8.01-40.3. (Patron-Griffith, HB 409 (F))
Zoning ordinance violation; action on which lis pendens is based. Amending  8.01-268. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 80 (Chapter 60); Barker, SB 427 (Chapter 204))
2008 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, and Resolutions - For additional information, please contact the House of Delegates Information and Public Relations Office, P. O. Box 406, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23218, telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 12/19/08