Mechanics' liens; good faith performance by unlicensed contractors. (HB297)

Introduced By

Del. Manoli Loupassi (R-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Mechanics' liens; unlicensed contractors; good faith performance. Provides that an unlicensed contractor who performs labor for another is entitled to a mechanics' lien if the labor was performed in good faith and without actual knowledge of any licensure requirements for the performance of such labor. Currently, a person who performs labor without a valid license or certificate issued by the Board for Contractors or the proper class of license is not entitled to a mechanics' lien. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/31/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100253D
12/31/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/09/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB297)
01/10/2014Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/13/2014Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely
02/12/2014Left in Courts of Justice