Recording deeds; statement of preparation. (HB761)

Introduced By

Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Recording deeds; statement of preparation.  Provides that the circuit court clerk shall reject for filing or recording a deed unless it states on its first page that it was prepared either by the owner of the property or by an attorney licensed to practice in Virginia. Amends § 17.1-223, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2012Committee
01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103473D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/17/2012Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
01/25/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
01/30/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2012Read first time
02/02/2012Read second time
02/02/2012Committee amendments agreed to
02/02/2012Engrossed by House as amended HB761E
02/02/2012Printed as engrossed 12103473D-E
02/03/2012Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/03/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/13/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2012Read third time
02/15/2012Reading of amendments waived
02/15/2012Committee amendments agreed to
02/15/2012Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/15/2012Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2012Placed on Calendar
02/17/2012Senate amendments agreed to by House (98-Y 0-N)
02/17/2012VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2012Enrolled
02/21/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB761ER)
02/21/2012Signed by Speaker
02/22/2012Signed by President
03/06/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 74 (effective 7/1/12)
03/06/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0074)

Video

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 2 minutes.