2007 Regular Session


File Code: Civil Actions and Procedures Prior Year Introduction As: HB 1279/06 - JUD
Sponsored By:
Delegates Anderson, Cane, Conaway, Glenn, Harrison, Howard, Jones, Kirk, Krysiak, Oaks, Ramirez, Robinson, Rosenberg, Stukes, Tarrant, Taylor, and Vallario
Courts - Service of Process - Motor Vehicle Administration as Agent for Nonresident Driver


Designating the Motor Vehicle Administration as the agent for a nonresident driver with regard to a subpoena, summons, or other process issued in an action related to a motor vehicle accident under specified circumstances; requiring the Administration to take specified action and keep specified records; authorizing the Administration to serve as an agent for service of legal papers in specified circumstances; authorizing the Administration to set and collect a specified fee; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (136-0)
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 3/27 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings

Sponsored by:

Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Rudolph C. Cane, District 37A
Delegate Frank M. Conaway, Jr., District 40
Delegate Cheryl Glenn, District 45
Delegate Hattie N. Harrison, District 45
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Adrienne A. Jones, District 10
Delegate Ruth M. Kirk, District 44
Delegate Carolyn J. Krysiak, District 46
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate Victor R. Ramirez, District 47
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Melvin Stukes, District 44
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14
Delegate Joseph F. Vallario, Jr., District 27A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Agents and Brokers
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Fees -see also- Devt Fees and Taxes; Reimbursement Rates
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Motor Vehicle Administration
Nonresidents -see also- Aliens
Process Serving
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Summonses -see also- Subpoenas

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 6-313 )
( 11-135 , 11-139 , 11-140 , 12-104 , 12-104 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 962012/01     Offered on: March 6, 2007   at: 10:16 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
March 8, 2007: Third Reading Passed (136-0)