SB 127 Declaration of judicial emergency; procedures for Supreme Court to follow.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Declaration of judicial emergency.  Sets out a procedure for the Supreme Court to follow in entering an order declaring a judicial emergency when there is a disaster as defined in the Commonwealth's Emergency Services and Disaster Law. The judicial emergency order may suspend, toll, extend, or otherwise grant relief from time limits or filing requirements in any court affected by the order and allows designation of a neighboring jurisdiction as proper venue for civil and criminal proceedings. This bill is a recommendation of the Judicial Council. This bill is identical to HB 883.

Full text:
01/07/10  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100827D  pdf
03/12/10  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB127ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/11/10  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0451)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments
House amendments engrossed

Status:
01/07/10  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100827D
01/07/10  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/12/10  Senate: Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/18/10  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice (12-Y 0-N)
01/19/10  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
01/20/10  Senate: Read second time and engrossed
01/21/10  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/03/10  House: Placed on Calendar
02/03/10  House: Read first time
02/03/10  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/10  House: Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
02/22/10  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (11-Y 0-N)
02/26/10  House: Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (19-Y 0-N)
03/02/10  House: Read second time
03/03/10  House: Read third time
03/03/10  House: Committee amendment agreed to
03/03/10  House: Engrossed by House as amended
03/03/10  House: Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
03/03/10  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
03/05/10  Senate: House amendment agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
03/12/10  Senate: Enrolled
03/12/10  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB127ER)
03/12/10  House: Signed by Speaker
03/13/10  Senate: Signed by President
04/11/10  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 451 (effective 7/1/10)
04/11/10  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0451)