HB 1397 Divorce; evidence by affidavit.
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Summary as introduced:

Divorce; evidence by affidavit. Provides that if a party has filed for divorce on fault grounds and moves pursuant to § 20-121.02 for a divorce on no-fault grounds without amending the pleadings, the party may submit to the court an affidavit in support of such no-fault grounds. The bill also clarifies that in order to file a divorce or annulment action in the Commonwealth, at least one of the parties to the action must have been for at least six months preceding the filing of the action an actual bona fide resident and domiciliary of the Commonwealth. This bill is a recommendation of the Boyd-Graves Conference.

Full text:
12/16/14  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100274D  pdf
02/19/15  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1397ER)  pdf
03/17/15  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0315)  pdf

Status:
12/16/14  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100274D
12/16/14  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/15  House: Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
01/14/15  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
01/28/15  House: Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N)
01/30/15  House: Read first time
02/02/15  House: Read second time and engrossed
02/03/15  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/03/15  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
02/04/15  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/15  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/11/15  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice (12-Y 1-N)
02/13/15  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N)
02/16/15  Senate: Read third time
02/16/15  Senate: Passed Senate (37-Y 0-N)
02/16/15  Senate: Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N)
02/16/15  Senate: Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
02/19/15  House: Enrolled
02/19/15  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1397ER)
02/19/15  House: Signed by Speaker
02/20/15  Senate: Signed by President
02/23/15  House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/23/15
02/23/15  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/17/15  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 315 (effective 7/1/15)
03/17/15  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0315)