Zoning ordinance violation; action on which lis pendens is based. (SB427)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patron Del. Paul Nichols (D-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Lis pendens; zoning ordinance violation. Provides that in actions to enforce a zoning ordinance, no lis pendens or attachment shall affect a bona fide purchaser of real or personal estate unless the memorandum of lis pendens recorded in the clerk's office contains a description of the alleged zoning violation. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 086271201
01/08/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/11/2008Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/16/2008Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2008Read second time
01/21/2008Reading of amendment waived
01/21/2008Committee amendment agreed to
01/21/2008Engrossed by Senate as amended SB427E
01/21/2008Printed as engrossed 086271201-E
01/22/2008Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2008Communicated to House
02/11/2008Placed on Calendar
02/11/2008Read first time
02/11/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2008Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/14/2008Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/15/2008Reported from Courts of Justice (19-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2008Read second time
02/20/2008Read third time
02/20/2008Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/20/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
02/21/2008Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB427ER)
02/21/2008Signed by Speaker
02/25/2008Signed by President
03/03/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 203 (effective 7/1/08)
03/03/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 204 (effective 7/1/08)
03/05/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0204)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB80.