Eminent domain; condemnor is required to provide an appraisal to owner of condemned property. (SB1436)

Introduced By

Sen. Ralph Smith (R-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Eminent domain; procedures.  Provides that if a condemnor is required to provide an appraisal to the owner of property sought to be condemned, the condemnor must provide copies of all appraisals that the condemnor obtained prior to making an offer to acquire or initiating negotiations for the property. The bill also makes changes to the procedure for offering to sell condemned property back to the former owner to clarify when such an offer is required to be made and how such an offer is communicated to the former owner. The bill also provides that certain definitions in certain chapters of Title 25.1 (Eminent Domain) apply to the entire title. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/21/2011Presented and ordered printed 11103740D
01/21/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/24/2011Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/31/2011Committee substitute printed 11104762D-S1
01/31/2011Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2011Read second time
02/02/2011Reading of substitute waived
02/02/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11104762D-S1
02/02/2011Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1436S1
02/03/2011Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
02/07/2011Placed on Calendar
02/07/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1436S1)
02/21/2011Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2011Read second time
02/24/2011Read third time
02/24/2011Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/24/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2011Reconsideration of House passage agreed to by House
02/24/2011Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/2011VOTE: PASSAGE #2 (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1436ER)
03/03/2011Signed by Speaker
03/06/2011Signed by President
03/08/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1436ER)
03/15/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 190 (effective 7/1/11)
03/15/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0190)


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

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2161.