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DOMESTIC RELATIONS

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2008 Session (CD) Carried over from 2008 session but died in committee on or before December 4th


Adult abuse, suspected; requires local departments to take photographs, video recordings, or appropriate medical imaging thereof, agent may be appointed under advance medical directive. Amending  63.2-1605. (Patron-Athey, HB 2328 (Chapter 673))
Assault and battery of family or household member; court may order person to obtain services from local community-based probation if available for treatment, education programs, etc., therefor. Amending  18.2-57.3. (Patron-Hurt, SB 1300 (Chapter 313))
Assault and battery of family or household member; court to order person to obtain services from local community-based probation if available. Amending  18.2-57.3. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 1908 (Chapter 347))
Child custody; court ordered investigations. Amending  16.1-273 and 16.1-274. (Patron-Marsden, HB 1252 (CD))
Child protective services differential response system report; repealed. Repealing  63.2-1529. (Patron-Amundson, HB 2340 (Chapter 32))
Child support; administrative fees. Amending  63.2-1904. (Patron-Deeds, SB 36 (CD))
Child support; amends guidelines related to provision of health insurance or health care costs to bring into compliance with federal requirements. Amending  20-60.3, 20-103, 20-107.2, 20-108.1, 20-108.2, 20-124.2, 63.2-1900, 63.2-1902, 63.2-1903, 63.2-1916, and 63.2-1924.1; adding  63.2-1954.1. (Patron-Barker, SB 1237 (Chapter 713))
Child support; court shall recalculate obligation of an obligor who is incarcerated during support period being retroactive to date of incarceration. Amending  20-108.1, 20-108.2, 53.1-41, 63.2-1921, 63.2-1952, and 63.2-1960; adding  20-108.3 and 63.2-1961. (Patron-BaCote, HB 1913 (F))
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 (CD))
Child support enforcement orders; eliminates requirement that an obligor and obligee must have maintained a marital domicile in State in order for Department of Social Services to establish an administrative support order on an out-of-state obligor. Amending  63.2-1903 and 63.2-1931. (Patron-Edwards, SB 1015 (Chapter 125))
Child support orders; revises requirements for court and administrative. Amending  20-60.3 and 63.2-1916. (Patron-Quayle, SB 1059 (Chapter 706))
Children in Need of Supervision or Services; created. Amending 15.2-926, 16.1-248.1 through 16.1-249, 16.1-250, 16.1-254, 16.1-256, 16.1-260, 16.1-274, 16.1-278.6, 16.1-281, 16.1-286, 16.1-291, 16.1-292, 16.1-298, 20-49, 22.1-265, 63.2-100, 63.2-906, and 66-13; adding  16.1-245.2 through 16.1-245.6; repealing  16.1-278.4 and 16.1-278.5. (Patron-Stolle, SB 1392 (F))
Constitutional amendment; repealing amendment dealing with marriage that was approved by referendum (first reference). Repealing Section 15-A of Article I. (Patron-Englin, HJR 657 (F))
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 (CD))
Divorce; appointment of counsel by court. Amending  20-99. (Patron-Pollard, HB 2620 (F))
Divorce; equitable distribution. Amending  20-107.3. (Patron-Edwards, SB 859 (F))
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 (CD))
Family life education; adds benefits, challenges, etc., of marriage for men, women, children, and communities to list of topics covered in curricula. Amending  22.1-207.1. (Patron-Pogge, HB 1746 (Chapter 437))
Family life education; benefits, challenges, etc., of marriage for men, women, children, and communities to list of topics covered in curricula. Amending  22.1-207.1. (Patron-Smith, SB 827 (Chapter 583))
Foreign service officers of U.S.; requires certain requirements in suits for divorce and annulment. Amending  8.01-328.1 and 20-97. (Patron-Puller, SB 808 (Chapter 582))
Garnishment; a parent who does not receive child support payments may hold exempt therefrom an additional amount for support of child. Amending  8.01-512.4 and 20-108.1; adding  34-4.2. (Patron-Quayle, SB 1007 (F))
Garnishment; exemption for parent who supports dependent child or children residing with him. Amending  8.01-512.4; adding 34-4.2. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 1668 (Chapter 332))
Juvenile and domestic relations district court; recording courtroom proceedings. Adding  16.1-231.1. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1426 (CD))
Marriage license tax; allocation to services for children and youth exposed to sexual or domestic violence. Amending  20-15. (Patron-Whipple, SB 1429 (F))
School records; may be received as evidence in cases involving custody of student or termination of parental rights. Amending 8.01-390.1. (Patron-Bulova, HB 2406 (Chapter 212))
Sexual abuse; history thereof considered a factor determining best interests of a child for custody or visitation. Amending 20-124.3. (Patron-Quayle, SB 1000 (Chapter 684))
Visitation, supervised; defines term as contact between parent and child that occurs in presence of court-approved supervising person. 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 1897 (F))
2009 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 06/03/09