Homeowners insurance; prohibits insurance company from canceling due to Chinese drywall. (SB298)

Introduced By

Sen. John Miller (D-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Homeowners insurance; defective drywall.  Prohibits an insurance company from canceling, refusing to renew, or increasing rates on a policy on an owner-occupied dwelling solely because the dwelling was built using defective drywall. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101912D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/25/2010Reported from Commerce and Labor (11-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2010Read second time
01/28/2010Reading of amendments waived
01/28/2010Amendment #2 by Senator Watkins withdrawn
01/28/2010Amendments by Senator Watkins rejected
01/28/2010Engrossed by Senate
01/29/2010Passed by for the day
02/01/2010Read third time and passed Senate (33-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2010Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2010Passed Senate (32-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2010Placed on Calendar
02/08/2010Read first time
02/08/2010Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/12/2010Impact statement from SCC (SB298)
03/02/2010Tabled in Commerce and Labor


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 13 minutes.