Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; changes applicability, security deposits. (HB273)

Introduced By

Del. Manoli Loupassi (R-Richmond) with support from co-patron Del. Jackson Miller (R-Manassas)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; applicability; security deposits. Changes the applicability of the Virginia Residential Landlord Tenant Act from the ownership of no more than 10 single-family residences to ownership of no more than two single-family residences and makes the application uniform across the state. The bill also authorizes a landlord to expedite the disposition of security deposits under certain circumstances. The bill repeals the requirement for a landlord to accrue interest on security deposits, effective January 1, 2015. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
12/31/2013Committee
12/31/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101600D
12/31/2013Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/10/2014Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #1
01/17/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB273)
01/21/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB273)
01/23/2014Reported from General Laws with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2014Read first time
01/28/2014Read second time
01/28/2014Committee amendment agreed to
01/28/2014Engrossed by House as amended HB273E
01/28/2014Printed as engrossed 14101600D-E
01/29/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/29/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2014Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/04/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB273E)
02/17/2014Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendment (15-Y 0-N)
02/19/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2014Read third time
02/20/2014Reading of amendment waived
02/20/2014Committee amendment agreed to
02/20/2014Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/20/2014Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/2014Placed on Calendar
02/24/2014Senate amendment agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/2014VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2014Enrolled
02/26/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB273ER)
02/26/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB273ER)
02/26/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate reprinted (HB273ER)
02/26/2014Signed by Speaker
02/28/2014Signed by President
04/06/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 651 (effective - see bill)
04/06/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0651)

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 1 minute.

Comments

VHC Admin writes:

VHC supports this bill. It will give more renters in Virginia the tenant protections and due process included in the Residential Landlord Tenant Act.