113. A Bill Providing that an Infant May Sue by His Next Friend
In every case where such as be within age may sue, it is enacted by the General Assembly, that their next friends shall be admitted to sue for them.
Report description begins Report of the Committee of Revisors Appointed by the General Assembly of Virginia in MDCCLXXVI, Richmond, 1784 description ends , p. 80. Text as adopted is in Hening, description begins William W. Hening, The Statutes at Large; Being a Collection of All the Laws of Virginia description ends xii, 357.
Bill presented by Madison 31 Oct. 1785, postponed to next session, brought up again 1 Nov. 1786, and passed 28 Nov. (JHD description begins Journal of the House of Delegates of the Commonwealth of Virginia (cited by session and date of publication) description ends , Oct. 1785, 1828 edn., p. 12–15, 92; same, Oct. 1786, p. 16–17, 55, 57, 65, 127). Act as adopted and Bill as proposed are identical; Act was suspended until 1 July 1787 (Hening, description begins William W. Hening, The Statutes at Large; Being a Collection of All the Laws of Virginia description ends xii, 410–11).