Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; confidentiality of tenant records. (HB907)

Introduced By

Del. Glenn Oder (R-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; confidentiality of tenant records; interest on security deposits. Adds two exceptions to a landlord's holding a tenant's records confidential, which exceptions are for information requested (i) pursuant to a subpoena in a civil case and (ii) by a contract purchaser of the landlord's property, provided the contract purchaser agrees in writing to maintain the confidentiality of such records. The bill also sets out the rate of interest to be paid on security deposits for the years 2004, 2005, and 2006. The bill also contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


04/05/2006: signed by governor


01/10/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 068013204
01/10/2006Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/23/2006Assigned to General Laws sub-committee: #1 Housing (Suit)
01/31/2006Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
01/31/2006Committee substitute printed 067707444-H1
02/01/2006Read first time
02/02/2006Read second time
02/02/2006Committee substitute agreed to 067707444-H1
02/02/2006Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB907H1
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 (HB907ER)
02/28/2006Signed by Speaker
03/01/2006Signed by President
04/05/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 667 (effective 7/1/06)
04/14/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0667)