2007 Regular Session


File Code: Civil Actions and Procedures Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 309
Sponsored By:
Delegates Smigiel, Anderson, Carter, Dumais, Elmore, Kelly, Lee, Manno, Schuler, and Simmons
Civil Actions - Dismissal or Termination - Limitations


Authorizing the commencement of a new civil action if a prior action for the same cause was commenced within the applicable period of limitations, and dismissed or terminated in a manner other than by a final judgment on the merits; providing the time period within which a new civil action may be commenced in accordance with the Act; and providing for the application of the Act.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate D. Page Elmore, District 38A
Delegate Kevin Kelly, District 1B
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Roger Manno, District 19
Delegate Todd Schuler, District 8
Delegate Luiz R. S. Simmons, District 17

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Statutes of Limitation

Bill affects the following Statute:

Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 5-118 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered