Juvenile and domestic relations district courts; jurisdiction, specific findings of fact. (SB1758)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


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 HB 2679. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/18/2019Presented and ordered printed 19100235D
01/18/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/24/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1758)
01/28/2019Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (7-Y 6-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/29/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2019Read second time
01/30/2019Reading of amendment waived
01/30/2019Committee amendment agreed to
01/30/2019Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1758E
01/30/2019Printed as engrossed 19100235D-E
01/31/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1758E)
01/31/2019Read third time and passed Senate (28-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Placed on Calendar
02/04/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/12/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #2
02/13/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
02/15/2019Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2019Committee substitute printed 19107078D-H1
02/18/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1758H1)
02/19/2019Read second time
02/20/2019Read third time
02/20/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19107078D-H1
02/20/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1758H1
02/20/2019Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/20/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2019House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 39-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2019House insisted on substitute
02/21/2019House requested conference committee
02/21/2019Senate acceded to request (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2019Conferees appointed by Senate
02/21/2019Senators: Surovell, Peake, Stanley
02/21/2019Conferees appointed by House
02/21/2019Delegates: Kilgore, Miyares, Toscano
02/22/2019C Amended by conference committee
02/22/2019Conference substitute printed 19107605D-S1
02/22/2019Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2019Conference report agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)
02/22/2019VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1758S1)
03/07/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1758ER)
03/07/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1758ER)
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
03/19/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 631 (effective 7/1/19)
03/19/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0631)