Vital records; expands the definition of 'dead body.' (HB666)

Introduced By

Del. Mike Mullin (D-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Vital records; definitions. Expands the definition of "dead body," for the purposes of the administration of vital records and the prohibition against disposal or concealment, to include human bodies or body parts beyond the recently deceased. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100663D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/09/2020Impact statement from VCSC (HB666)
01/17/2020Assigned HWI sub: Health
01/20/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB666)
01/21/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (8-Y 0-N)
01/28/2020Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/04/2020Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/06/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/07/2020Reported from Courts of Justice (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2020Read first time
02/10/2020Read second time
02/10/2020Committee amendment agreed to
02/10/2020Engrossed by House as amended HB666E
02/10/2020Printed as engrossed 20100663D-E
02/11/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB666E)
02/11/2020Read third time and passed House (98-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/11/2020VOTE: Passage (98-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/11/2020Passed House (100-Y 0-N)
02/11/2020VOTE: Passage #2 (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/17/2020Rereferred from Judiciary (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2020Rereferred to Education and Health
02/21/2020Assigned Education sub: Health
02/27/2020Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2020Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
03/02/2020Reported from Finance and Appropriations (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2020Read third time
03/05/2020Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/12/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB666ER)
03/12/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB666ER)
03/12/2020Signed by Speaker
03/12/2020Signed by President
03/17/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 17, 2020
03/17/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/09/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 922 (effective 7/1/20)
04/09/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0922)