Derelict nonresidential building or structure; demolition by locality. (HB1589)

Introduced By

Del. Randy Minchew (R-Leesburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Demolition of a derelict nonresidential structure with consent. Authorizes a locality to demolish or remove a derelict nonresidential structure and to file a lien against the property for the cost of the demolition or removal. The bill requires the locality to obtain the written consent of the property owner for such demolition or removal and prohibits the use of the authority to remove a building that is located in a local historic district or individually designated as a historic landmark. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/05/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102354D
01/05/2013Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/11/2013Assigned CC & T sub: #2
01/24/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 2-N)
01/25/2013Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Committee substitute printed 13104528D-H1
01/28/2013Read first time
01/29/2013Read second time
01/29/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13104528D-H1
01/29/2013Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1589H1
01/30/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/30/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2013Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/12/2013Reported from Local Government with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2013Committee substitute printed 13105185D-S1
02/14/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Read third time
02/15/2013Reading of substitute waived
02/15/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13105185D-S1
02/15/2013Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1589S1
02/15/2013Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Placed on Calendar
02/19/2013Senate substitute rejected by House 13105185D-S1 (0-Y 99-N)
02/19/2013VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 99-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2013Senate insisted on substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2013Senate requested conference committee
02/21/2013House acceded to request
02/21/2013Conferees appointed by Senate
02/21/2013Senators: Black, Favola, Smith
02/21/2013Conferees appointed by House
02/21/2013Delegates: Minchew, Marshall, D.W., Krupicka
02/23/2013Conference substitute printed 13105506D-H2
02/23/2013Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2013Conference report agreed to by House (92-Y 3-N)
02/23/2013VOTE: ADOPTION (92-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1589ER)
03/04/2013Signed by President
03/05/2013Signed by Speaker
03/21/2013Governor's recommendation received by House
03/21/2013Governor's substitute printed 13105653D-H3
04/02/2013Placed on Calendar
04/03/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 734 (effective 7/1/13)
04/03/2013House concurred in Governor's recommendation (95-Y 1-N)
04/03/2013VOTE: ADOPTION (95-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
04/03/2013Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/03/2013G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/03/2013Reenrolled bill text (HB1589ER2)
04/03/2013Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/03/2013Signed by President as reenrolled
04/03/2013Enacted, Chapter 734 (effective 7/1/13)
04/03/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0734)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 3 minutes.