Vacant building; adds Town of Clifton Forge to localities requiring building owner registration. (SB1282)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Vacant building registration. Adds the Town of Clifton Forge to those localities with authority to require the owner or owners of buildings that have been vacant for a continuous period of 12 months or more to register such buildings on an annual basis and to impose an annual registration fee not to exceed $25 to defray the cost of processing such registration. Failure to register shall be punishable by a $50 civil penalty. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/15/2013Presented and ordered printed 13102942D
01/15/2013Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/22/2013Reported from Local Government (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/28/2013Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2013Placed on Calendar
02/02/2013Read first time
02/02/2013Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/08/2013Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (19-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2013Read second time
02/12/2013Read third time
02/12/2013Passed House (95-Y 5-N)
02/12/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1282ER)
02/15/2013Signed by Speaker
02/18/2013Signed by President
03/14/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 405 (effective 7/1/13)
03/14/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0405)