2012 Regular Session


File Code: Civil Actions and Procedures
Sponsored By:
Delegates Norman, Afzali, Aumann, DeBoy, Eckardt, Frank, James, K. Kelly, McComas, McDermott, Smigiel, Stocksdale, and Wilson
Civil Actions - Service of Process


Requiring a proof of service of process filed with the court to include specified information if service is effected by leaving copies of the summons and complaint with a person of suitable age and discretion residing at the defendant's dwelling house or usual place of abode; requiring an individual other than a sheriff, clerk, or attorney making service of process in a civil action to file proof of service under affidavit that includes specified information; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/29 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate H. Wayne Norman, Jr., District 35A
Delegate Kathy Afzali, District 4A
Delegate Susan L. M. Aumann, District 42
Delegate Steven J. DeBoy, Sr., District 12A
Delegate Adelaide C. Eckardt, District 37B
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate Mary-Dulany James, District 34A
Delegate Kevin Kelly, District 1B
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Michael A. McDermott, District 38B
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A
Delegate C. T. Wilson, District 28

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Process Serving
Summonses -see also- Subpoenas

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 6-312 , 6-312.1 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :