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DOMESTIC RELATIONS

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


Address confidentiality for victims of domestic violence; program expanded. Amending  2.2-515.2, and second and third enactments of Chapter 599, 2007 Acts. (Patron-Ticer, SB 764 (Chapter 649))
Assault and battery; admission to bail person committing second or subsequent offense against family member. Amending  19.2-120. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1179 (Chapter 596))
Assault and battery; second offense against family member, penalty. Amending  18.2-57.2. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1180 (F))
Child custody; court ordered investigations. Amending  16.1-273 and 16.1-274. (Patron-Marsden, HB 1252 (C))
Child or spousal support cases; posting of bonds. Amending 19.2-123. (Patron-Janis, HB 717 (Chapter 129))
Child support; accrual of interest on debts due. Amending 63.2-1952. (Patron-Ticer, SB 630 (F))
Child support; administrative fees. Amending  63.2-1904. (Patron-Gear, HB 1401 (F); Deeds, SB 36 (C))
Child support; exemption for parents who are imprisoned for life. Amending  20-108.2. (Patron-Toscano, HB 1325 (F); Edwards, SB 313 (Chapter 697))
Child support; responsibility of incarcerated obligor. Amending 20-108.1, 20-108.2, 53.1-41, 63.2-1921, 63.2-1952, and 63.2-1960; adding  63.2-1961. (Patron-BaCote, HB 700 (C))
Child support; tolling thereof for incarcerated parents. Adding 20-108.3. (Patron-Ticer, SB 629 (F))
Child support enforcement; Department of Social Services to establish Intensive Case Monitoring pilot programs. (Patron-Marsden, HB 1257 (Chapter 448))
Custody and visitation; ex parte orders. Adding  16.1-241.4. (Patron-Peace, HB 1327 (F); Quayle, SB 518 (F))
Custody and visitation cases; admissibility of mental health care records. Repealing  20-124.3:1. (Patron-Quayle, SB 330 (Chapter 809); Cuccinelli, SB 331 (I) See SB330)
Custody and visitation orders; expedited hearings for those on active military duty. Amending  20-124.1; adding  20-124.3:2. (Patron-Suit, HB 1074 (C))
Custody and visitation orders; modification based on active military duty. Amending  20-124.1; adding  20-124.3:2. (Patron-Blevins, SB 170 (I) See SB188)
Divorce; married couple with minor children may not obtain if other party files a written objection with court. Amending  20-91. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 725 (C))
Divorce; order shall be mailed to last known address and posted on courthouse door of nonresident defendant. Amending  20-104. (Patron-Quayle, SB 328 (Chapter 699))
Juvenile and domestic relations district court; recording courtroom proceedings. Adding  16.1-231.1. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1426 (C))
Marriage and family programs; Department of Social Services to establish. Adding  63.2-214.1. (Patron-Johnson, HB 871 (Chapter 439))
Marriage license; marriage record prepared includes last 4 digits of social security number of each party. Amending  20-16. (Patron-Scott, E.T., HB 729 (F))
Marriage, subsequent; effect thereof to child over 14 years of age. Amending  18.2-371 and 20-48; repealing  18.2-66. (Patron-McClellan, HB 597 (Chapter 174); Stolle, SB 608 (Chapter 206))
Military Parents Equal Protection Act; created. Adding  20-124.7 through 20-124.10. (Patron-Herring, SB 188 (Chapter 750))
Parentage proceedings; circuit courts, and juvenile and domestic relations district courts have concurrent jurisdiction. Amending  16.1-241 and 20-49.2. (Patron-Toscano, HB 282 (Chapter 164); Puller, SB 46 (Chapter 201))
Prisoners; notification of child support payments. Adding 53.1-31.2. (Patron-Ticer, SB 633 (Chapter 763))
Protective orders; child custody and visitation. Amending 16.1-253.1, 16.1-253.4, 16.1-279.1, 19.2-152.8, 19.2-152.9, and 19.2-152.10. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 100 (F))
Protective orders; to include information on whether or not respondent possesses firearm. Amending  16.1-253, 16.1-253.1, 16.1-253.4, 16.1-279.1, 19.2-152.8, 19.2-152.9, 19.2-152.10, and 20-103. (Patron-Ward, HB 814 (F))
Support cases; appeal bonds. Amending  16.1-296. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 564 (F))
Visitation, supervised; restrictions and conditions necessary to minimize any risk of harm to child. Amending  16.1-241, 16.1-253, 16.1-253.1, 16.1-253.4, 16.1-278.2, 16.1-279.1, 19.2-152.8, 19.2-152.9, 19.2-152.10, and 20-124.1. (Patron-Watts, HB 573 (F))
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