HB 883 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 SB 127.

Full text:
01/13/10  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100828D  pdf
03/09/10  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB883ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/13/10  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0757)  pdf

Amendments:
Senate amendments
Senate amendments engrossed

Status:
01/13/10  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100828D
01/13/10  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/19/10  House: Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/25/10  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
01/27/10  House: Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N)
01/29/10  House: Read first time
02/01/10  House: Read second time and engrossed
02/02/10  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/02/10  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
02/03/10  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/10  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/22/10  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (15-Y 0-N)
02/23/10  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/10  Senate: Read third time
02/24/10  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
02/24/10  Senate: Committee amendment agreed to
02/24/10  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/24/10  Senate: Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/10  House: Placed on Calendar
02/26/10  House: Passed by for the day
03/01/10  House: Senate amendment agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)
03/01/10  House: VOTE: --- ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N)
03/09/10  House: Enrolled
03/09/10  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB883ER)
03/09/10  House: Signed by Speaker
03/11/10  Senate: Signed by President
04/13/10  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 757 (effective 7/1/10)
04/13/10  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0757)