Real estate brokers and salespersons; liability of false advertising and false information. (HB2073)

Introduced By

Del. David Yancey (R-Newport News) with support from 36 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), Del. Rich Anderson (R-Woodbridge), Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville), Del. Barbara Comstock (R-McLean), Del. John A. Cox (R-Ashland), Del. Anne Crockett-Stark (R-Wytheville), Del. Mark Dudenhefer (R-Stafford), Del. Matt Fariss (R-Rustburg), Del. Tag Greason (R-Potomac Falls), Del. Chris Head (R-Roanoke), Del. Gordon Helsel (R-Poquoson), Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna), Del. Sal Iaquinto (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Riley Ingram (R-Hopewell), Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. Manoli Loupassi (R-Richmond), Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville), Del. Joe May (R-Leesburg), Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville), Del. Jackson Miller (R-Manassas), Del. Randy Minchew (R-Leesburg), Del. Rick Morris (R-Carrollton), Del. Brenda Pogge (R-Williamsburg), Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill), Del. David Ramadan (R-South Riding), Del. Roxann Robinson (R-Chesterfield), Del. Nick Rush (R-Christiansburg), Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon), Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester), Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Ron Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Mike Watson (R-Williamsburg), Del. Michael Webert (R-Marshall), Del. Tony Wilt (R-Harrisonburg), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)

Progress

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

Description

Liability of real estate brokers and salespersons; false advertising and false information. Clarifies that a licensed real estate broker or salesperson shall not be liable for providing false information under certain circumstances, which includes any civil action or regulatory action brought under the real estate licensing laws. The bill specifies that its provisions shall apply unless the licensee has been convicted of a violation of 18.2-216 and the plaintiff suffered a loss as provided in 59.1-68.3.

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/09/2013Committee
01/09/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13103403D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/14/2013Assigned GL sub: #1 Housing
01/16/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/17/2013Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2013Read first time
01/22/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2073)
01/22/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/23/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/23/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/24/2013Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/18/2013Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendment (9-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2013Read third time
02/20/2013Reading of amendment waived
02/20/2013Committee amendment agreed to
02/20/2013Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/20/2013Passed Senate with amendment (31-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2013Placed on Calendar
02/21/2013Senate amendment agreed to by House (98-Y 0-N)
02/21/2013VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2013Enrolled
02/23/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2073ER)
02/26/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2073ER)
03/18/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 499 (effective 7/1/13)
03/18/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0499)

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 2 minutes.