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 any person intending to perfect a mechanics' lien against a one- or two-family residential dwelling unit must send the mechanics' lien agent designated on the building permit or, if no agent is designated, the property owner written notice of his intention at least 30 days before filing the memorandum of lien with the clerk of the court. The bill also provides that if no mechanics' lien agent is designated on the building permit, the permit shall contain the name and mailing address of 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)
11/30/2012Left in Courts of Justice