Vacant building registration; Towns of Blacksburg and Vienna may require owner to register. (SB849)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Vacant building registration.  Provides that the Town of Blacksburg may require the owner of a building that has been vacant for a continuous period of 12 months to register such building and may charge an annual registration fee not to exceed $25. Failure to register may result in a civil penalty. The current provisions apply only to the Town of Pulaski and any city in the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/29/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09
12/29/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 091275228
12/29/2008Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/20/2009Reported from Local Government (8-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2009Read second time and engrossed
01/26/2009Passed by for the day
01/27/2009Engrossment reconsidered by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2009Reading of amendment waived
01/27/2009Amendment by Senator Petersen agreed to
01/27/2009Engrossed by Senate as amended SB849E
01/27/2009Printed as engrossed 091275228-E
01/27/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2009Passed Senate (32-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2009Placed on Calendar
02/05/2009Read first time
02/05/2009Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/16/2009Assigned CC & T sub: 2
02/20/2009Tabled in Counties, Cities and Towns