Derelict and blighted buildings; authorizes locality to serve as receiver to repair. (SB122)

Introduced By

Sen. John Watkins (R-Midlothian)

Progress

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

Description

Receivership of derelict and blighted buildings.  Authorizes a locality to serve as a receiver, appointed by the circuit court, to repair blighted and derelict buildings. Buildings must previously have been determined to be blighted under current spot blight provisions. The owner of the property may redeem the property subject to receivership during the receivership process or prior to sale and will be awarded any profits gained through sale at public auction. This bill was recommended by the Virginia Housing Commission. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12
01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100308D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/31/2012Reported from Local Government (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2012Read second time and engrossed
02/06/2012Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Placed on Calendar
02/13/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/17/2012Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2012Read second time
02/21/2012Read third time
02/21/2012Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-0Y 0-N)
02/21/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2012Enrolled
02/23/2012Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB122ER)
02/23/2012Signed by President
02/23/2012Signed by Speaker
03/08/2012Governor's recommendation received by Senate
03/08/2012Placed on Calendar
03/10/2012Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2012House concurred in Governor's recommendation (94-Y 0-N)
03/10/2012VOTE: ADOPTION (94-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2012G Governor's recommendation adopted
03/10/2012Reenrolled
03/10/2012Reenrolled bill text (SB122ER2)
03/10/2012Signed by President as reenrolled
03/10/2012Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
03/10/2012Enacted, Chapter 220 (effective 7/1/12)
03/10/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0220)

Video

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 1 minute.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1122.

Comments

Va Housing Coalition, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

The Virginia Housing Coalition supports this bill that creates a new tool to improve vacant and blighted properties that harm neighborhoods and reduce property values in the vicinity.

VHC Admin writes:

The Virginia Housing Coalition supports this bill that creates a new tool to improve vacant and blighted properties that harm neighborhoods and reduce property values in the vicinity.