Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; noncompliance with rental agreement. (HB2147)

Introduced By

Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; noncompliance with rental agreement. Allows a landlord to set a date for an initial hearing on the landlord's action for immediate possession of the premises, not to exceed 30 days after notice is served on the tenant in cases where there is a breach of the tenant's obligations under the Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act or the rental agreement that involves or constitutes a criminal or a willful act, which is not remediable and poses a threat to health or safety. Currently, the initial hearing must be set within 15 days after notice is served on the tenant. Read the Bill »

Status

03/12/2007: signed by governor

History

DateAction
01/09/2007Committee
01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 078958492
01/09/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/12/2007Assigned GL sub: #1 Housing (Suit)
01/31/2007Read first time
02/01/2007Read second time
02/01/2007Committee amendments agreed to
02/01/2007Engrossed by House as amended HB2147E
02/01/2007Printed as engrossed 078958492-E
02/02/2007Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/02/2007Communicated to Senate
02/05/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/09/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/09/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2007Read third time
02/12/2007Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/12/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2007Enrolled
02/15/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2147ER)
02/15/2007Signed by Speaker
02/15/2007Signed by President
03/12/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 273 (effective 7/1/07)
03/15/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0273)