Juvenile and domestic relations district courts; jurisdiction, specific findings of fact. (HB2679)

Introduced By

Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Jurisdiction of juvenile and domestic relations district courts; state or federal benefit. Grants the juvenile and domestic relations district courts jurisdiction to make specific findings of fact required by state or federal law to enable a child to apply for or receive a state or federal benefit. This bill is identical to SB 1758. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2019Presented and ordered printed 19103631D
01/14/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/17/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #2
01/21/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/25/2019Reported from Courts of Justice (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2019Read first time
01/30/2019Read second time and engrossed
01/31/2019Read third time and passed House (93-Y 4-N)
01/31/2019VOTE: PASSAGE (93-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/13/2019Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2019Committee substitute printed 19107092D-S1
02/15/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Read third time
02/18/2019Reading of substitute waived
02/18/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19107092D-S1
02/18/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB2679S1
02/18/2019Passed Senate with substitute (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Placed on Calendar
02/19/2019Senate substitute rejected by House 19107092D-S1 (1-Y 98-N)
02/19/2019VOTE: REJECTED (1-Y 98-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2019Senate insisted on substitute (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2019Senate requested conference committee
02/21/2019House acceded to request
02/21/2019Conferees appointed by House
02/21/2019Delegates: Simon, Kilgore, Campbell, J.L.
02/21/2019Conferees appointed by Senate
02/21/2019Senators: Surovell, Peake, Stanley
02/22/2019C Amended by conference committee
02/22/2019Conference substitute printed 19107571D-H1
02/22/2019Passed by temporarily
02/22/2019Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2019Conference report agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N)
02/22/2019VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2679ER)
03/07/2019Signed by Speaker
03/09/2019Signed by President
03/11/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2019
03/11/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/18/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 412 (effective 7/1/19)
03/18/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0412)