Condominium Act; actions for breach of warranty and notice of declarant. (HB558)

Introduced By

Del. Glenn Oder (R-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Condominium Act; actions for breach of warranty; notice of declarant. Provides that no cause of action for breach of warranty shall be commenced on or after January 1, 2007, unless a written statement by the claimant or his agent, attorney or representative, of the nature of the alleged defect has been to the sent to the declarant, by registered or certified mail, at his last known address, as reflected in the records of the Real Estate Board, more than six months prior to the commencement of the action giving the declarant an opportunity to cure the alleged defect within a reasonable time. The bill provides that sending the required notice shall toll the statute of limitations for commencing a breach of warranty action for a period not to exceed six months. The bill also contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


04/05/2006: signed by governor


01/09/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 061619252
01/09/2006Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/18/2006Assigned to General Laws sub-committee: #1 Housing (Suit)
01/31/2006Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N)
02/01/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB558)
02/01/2006Read first time
02/02/2006Read second time and engrossed
02/03/2006Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/03/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
02/03/2006Communicated to Senate
02/06/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2006Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/15/2006Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N)
02/17/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/17/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2006Read third time
02/20/2006Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/27/2006Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB558ER)
02/28/2006Signed by Speaker
03/01/2006Signed by President
04/05/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 646 (effective - see bill)
04/14/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0646)