Mechanics' lien' notice; claimant must send to property owner 30 days before filing. (HB1265)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Mechanics' lien' notice. Provides that a mechanics' lien claimant must send to the property owner written notice of his intent to file a memorandum of lien and a copy of the memorandum at least 60 days before filing the memorandum with the clerk of the court. The clerk shall not accept or record any memorandum of lien that is filed prior to the expiration of the 60-day period or that is not accompanied by a copy of the notice sent to the property owner. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/20/2012Presented and ordered printed 12104134D
01/20/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/24/2012Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
01/25/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 1-N)
02/10/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (14-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2012Committee substitute printed 12105230D-H1
02/12/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Read second time
02/13/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12105230D-H1
02/13/2012Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1265H1
02/14/2012Read third time and passed House (90-Y 7-N)
02/14/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (90-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/27/2012Continued to 2013 in Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)