SB 947 Petition for appeal to Supreme Court; time period within which petition must be presented.
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Summary as introduced:

Petition for appeal to Supreme Court; time period within which petition must be presented. Authorizes the Supreme Court of Virginia to grant a 30-day extension of the deadline for presentation of the petition for appeal in all cases for good cause shown. Under current law, the Court may grant an extension in criminal cases only. The bill also expresses time periods, currently expressed as months, in an equivalent number of days to reduce ambiguity. This bill is a recommendation of the Judicial Council of Virginia.

Full text:
12/30/16  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101705D  pdf
03/07/17  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB947ER)  pdf
03/20/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0652)  pdf

Status:
12/30/16  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101705D
12/30/16  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/25/17  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N)
01/27/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/30/17  Senate: Read second time and engrossed
01/31/17  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/03/17  House: Placed on Calendar
02/03/17  House: Read first time
02/03/17  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/08/17  House: Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
02/13/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
02/20/17  House: Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N)
02/21/17  House: Read second time
02/22/17  House: Read third time
02/22/17  House: Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/22/17  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
03/07/17  Senate: Enrolled
03/07/17  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB947ER)
03/07/17  House: Signed by Speaker
03/10/17  Senate: Signed by President
03/13/17  Senate: Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/13/17
03/13/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/20/17  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 652 (effective 7/1/17)
03/20/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0652)