Condominium & Property Owners' Association Acts; no declaration to prohibit display of certain flag. (SB969)

Introduced By

Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Condominium and Property Owners' Association Acts; display of flags. Provides that no condominium instrument or declaration shall restrict or prohibit the display by a unit or lot owner of the flag of the United States. The bill provides, however, that an association may restrict the display of such flag in the common areas and may establish reasonable restrictions as to the size, place, duration, and manner of placement or display of the flag of the United States. The bill also requires the public offering statement, resale certificate, or association disclosure packet to contain a statement of any restrictions on the size, place, duration, and manner of placement of the flag. This bill is a recommendation of the Virginia Housing Commission. Read the Bill »


04/04/2007: enacted


01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 071401140
01/09/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/19/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/19/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2007Read second time
01/22/2007Passed by for the day
01/23/2007Passed by for the day
01/24/2007Read second time
01/24/2007Reading of amendments waived
01/24/2007Amendments #1 - 5 by Senator Cuccinelli agreed to
01/24/2007Amendment #6 by Senator Cuccinelli withdrawn
01/24/2007Engrossed by Senate as amended SB969E
01/24/2007Printed as engrossed 071401140-E
01/25/2007Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
01/25/2007Communicated to House
02/06/2007Placed on Calendar
02/06/2007Read first time
02/06/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/07/2007Assigned GL sub: #1 Housing (Suit)
02/12/2007Read second time
02/13/2007Read third time
02/13/2007Committee amendments agreed to
02/13/2007Engrossed by House as amended
02/13/2007Passed House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/15/2007House amendments rejected by Senate (1-Y 36-N)
02/15/2007VOTE: (1-Y 36-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2007House insisted on amendments
02/16/2007House requested conference committee
02/20/2007Senate acceded to request (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2007Conferees appointed by Senate
02/20/2007Senators: Whipple, Locke, Bell
02/22/2007Conferees appointed by House
02/22/2007Delegates: Suit, Rapp, Amundson
02/23/2007Conference substitute printed 072811844-S1
02/23/2007Conference report agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N)
02/23/2007VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2007Reading of conference report waived
02/24/2007Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/24/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/12/2007Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB969ER)
03/12/2007Signed by President
03/13/2007Signed by Speaker
03/26/2007Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/03/2007Placed on Calendar
04/04/2007Enacted, Chapter (effective 7/1/07)
04/04/2007House concurred in Governor's recommendation (98-Y 0-N)
04/04/2007VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/04/2007G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/04/2007Reenrolled bill text (SB969ER2)
04/04/2007Signed by President as reenrolled
04/04/2007Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/04/2007Enacted, Chapter 910 (effective 7/1/07)
04/11/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0910)