Mechanics' liens; licensed contractors. (HB1913)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)

Progress

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

Description

Mechanics' liens; licensed contractors. Provides that a person who is not a licensed contractor may not claim a mechanic's lien if a valid contractor's license or certificate was required by law for the labor performed or materials furnished. The bill also requires that a person include on the memorandum for a mechanic's lien his license or certificate number and the dates such license or certificate was issued and will expire or certify that a license or certificate was not required by law for the labor performed or materials furnished. Amends § 43-10, § 43-4.01, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/08/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100436D
01/08/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/15/2013Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
01/16/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 2-N)
01/24/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1913)
01/28/2013Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2013Read first time
01/31/2013Read second time
01/31/2013Committee amendment agreed to
01/31/2013Engrossed by House as amended HB1913E
01/31/2013Printed as engrossed 13100436D-E
02/01/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/01/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/11/2013Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2013Committee substitute printed 13105075D-S1
02/12/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1913E)
02/12/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2013Read third time
02/13/2013Reading of substitute waived
02/13/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13105075D-S1
02/13/2013Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1913S1
02/13/2013Passed Senate with substitute (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2013Placed on Calendar
02/14/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1913S1)
02/15/2013Senate substitute agreed to by House 13105075D-S1 (100-Y 0-N)
02/15/2013VOTE: ADOPTION (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013Enrolled
02/21/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1913ER)
02/21/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1913ER)
02/21/2013Signed by Speaker
02/21/2013Signed by President
03/13/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 293 (effective 7/1/13)
03/13/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0293)

Video

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 9 minutes.