Tenant's remedies; interrupted utility service. (HB1425)

Introduced By

Del. Tag Greason (R-Potomac Falls)

Progress

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

Description

Tenant's remedies; general district court. Provides that if a landlord unlawfully causes an interruption of utility services for leased premises, the residential tenant may obtain an order from general district court to recover possession of the premises, require the resumption of such interrupted utility services, or terminate the rental agreement. Amends § 55-225.2, § 55-248.26, § 55-248.40, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
12/19/2012Committee
12/19/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100474D
12/19/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/07/2013Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
01/11/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/16/2013Reported from Courts of Justice (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2013Read first time
01/21/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/22/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/22/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/23/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/11/2013Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2013Read third time
02/13/2013Reading of amendments waived
02/13/2013Committee amendments agreed to
02/13/2013Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/13/2013Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2013Placed on Calendar
02/15/2013Senate amendments agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)
02/15/2013VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013Enrolled
02/21/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1425ER)
02/21/2013Signed by Speaker
02/21/2013Signed by President
03/06/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 110 (effective 7/1/13)
03/06/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0110)

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 3 minutes.