Residential Property Disclosure Act; disclosure of resource protection areas. (SB670)

Introduced By

Sen. Jay O'Brien (R-Clifton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; disclosure of resource protection areas.  Provides that the owner of residential real property makes no representation whether the property is located in any resource protection areas or other environmentally protected zones that are subject to governmental regulation.  The bill requires the notice to advise purchasers to use whatever due diligent to determine if the property is located in such an area, including review of any official maps. Read the Bill »


04/05/2006: signed by governor


01/19/2006Presented and ordered printed 063862784
01/19/2006Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/25/2006Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
01/27/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
01/27/2006VOTE: (38-Y 0-N)
01/30/2006Read second time and engrossed
01/31/2006Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 0-N)
01/31/2006VOTE: (37-Y 0-N)
01/31/2006Communicated to House
02/14/2006Placed on Calendar
02/14/2006Read first time
02/14/2006Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/16/2006Assigned GL sub: #1 Housing (Suit)
03/02/2006Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
03/03/2006Committee substitute printed 067763784-H1
03/06/2006Read second time
03/07/2006Read third time
03/07/2006Committee substitute agreed to 067763784-H1
03/07/2006Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB670H1
03/07/2006Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
03/07/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
03/09/2006House substitute agreed to by Senate (34-Y 3-N)
03/09/2006VOTE: (34-Y 3-N)
03/15/2006Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB670ER)
03/15/2006Signed by Speaker
03/16/2006Signed by President
04/05/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 767 (effective 7/1/06)
04/17/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0767)