Residential Property Disclosure Act; required disclosures of property used as methamphetamine lab. (HB1593)

Introduced By

Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Landlord and tenant laws; Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; disclosure of methamphetamine laboratory; remedy for nondisclosure. Requires a landlord of a residential dwelling unit who has actual knowledge that the dwelling unit was previously used as a clandestine methamphetamine laboratory and has not been cleaned up in accordance with the guidelines established by the Department of Health to provide to a prospective tenant a written disclosure that so states. The bill provides when the disclosure shall be made by the landlord and the remedy for the tenant for nondisclosure. The bill also requires an owner of residential property when selling the property to make the same disclosure. The bill has a delayed effective date of July 1, 2014. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/05/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13103405D
01/05/2013Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/11/2013Assigned GL sub: #1 Housing
01/16/2013Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/05/2013Left in General Laws