Water and sewer authorities; may put lien on property for delinquent rates, etc., on real estate. (HB567)

Introduced By

Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Water and sewer services; deposit, lien.  Authorizes (i) an owner of property who is the occupant or where a single meter serves multiple units or (ii) a lessee or tenant, provided he has written authorization from the owner, to establish water and sewer services in his own name. The bill provides for a locality or water authority to require a deposit of not more than five months of water and sewer charges. A lien may also be placed on the property under circumstances outlined when charges are delinquent. This bill is a recommendation of the Virginia Housing Commission. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103053D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/17/2012Assigned CC & T sub: #2
02/09/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (10-Y 0-N)
02/10/2012Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with amendments (16-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Read second time
02/13/2012Committee amendments agreed to
02/13/2012Engrossed by House as amended HB567E
02/13/2012Printed as engrossed 12103053D-E
02/14/2012Read third time and passed House (72-Y 27-N)
02/14/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (72-Y 27-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/2012Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/28/2012Reported from Local Government with substitute (10-Y 3-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/28/2012Committee substitute printed 12105737D-S1
03/01/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2012Read third time
03/02/2012Reading of substitute waived
03/02/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12105737D-S1
03/02/2012Floor substitute printed 12105761D-S2 (Edwards)
03/02/2012Chair rules substitute by Senator Edwards out of order 12105761D-S2
03/02/2012Motion to pass by for the day withdrawn
03/02/2012Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB567S1
03/02/2012Passed Senate with substitute (32-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2012Placed on Calendar
03/06/2012Passed by for the day
03/07/2012Senate substitute agreed to by House 12105737D-S1 (78-Y 19-N)
03/07/2012VOTE: ADOPTION (78-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB567ER)
03/09/2012Signed by Speaker
03/10/2012Signed by President
04/09/2012Governor's recommendation received by House
04/17/2012Placed on Calendar
04/18/2012House concurred in Governor's recommendation (73-Y 20-N)
04/18/2012VOTE: ADOPTION (73-Y 20-N) (see vote tally)
04/18/2012Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/18/2012G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/18/2012Reenrolled bill text (HB567ER2)
04/18/2012Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/18/2012Signed by President as reenrolled
04/18/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 766 (effective 7/1/12)
04/18/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0766)


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 3 minutes.