Manufactured Housing Licensing & Transaction Recovery Fund Law; dealer may retain damages. (HB1374)

Introduced By

Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Manufactured Housing Licensing and Transaction Recovery Fund Law.  Clarifies that when the buyer of a manufactured home that is a single section unit fails to accept delivery, the manufactured home dealer may retain actual damages of $1,000. The bill also provides that the authority of the Manufactured Housing Board to authorize up to five percent of the Manufactured Housing Transaction Recovery Fund balance for educational purposes and to pay staff expenses related to regulatory functions. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/22/2010Presented and ordered printed 10104182D
01/22/2010Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/01/2010Assigned GL sub: #1 Housing
02/03/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB1374)
02/03/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/09/2010Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2010Read first time
02/11/2010Read second time and engrossed
02/12/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
02/12/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/2010Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/17/2010Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2010Read third time
02/22/2010Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2010Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2010Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1374ER)
02/24/2010Signed by Speaker
02/25/2010Signed by President
03/01/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB1374ER)
03/09/2010Governor's recommendation received by House
03/09/2010Placed on Calendar
03/11/2010House concurred in Governor's recommendation (98-Y 0-N)
03/11/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/12/2010Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/12/2010G Governor's recommendation adopted
03/12/2010Reenrolled bill text (HB1374ER2)
03/12/2010Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
03/12/2010Signed by President as reenrolled
03/12/2010Enacted, Chapter 167 (effective 7/1/10)
03/12/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0167)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 1 minute.