Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; disclosure of underground pipelines or storage tanks. (HB835)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; underground pipelines. Requires the disclosure that the owner/seller of residential real property makes no representations with respect to the presence of any underground pipelines or storage tanks carrying hazardous material such as natural gas or oil and that purchasers are advised to exercise whatever due diligence they deem necessary to determine the presence of any pipeline that may lie beneath the property, including using the National Pipeline Mapping System's (NPMS) public viewer, in accordance with terms and conditions as may be contained in the real estate purchase contract, but in any event prior to settlement pursuant to that contract. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102456D
01/08/2014Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/10/2014Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #1
01/14/2014Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/12/2014Left in General Laws


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 5 minutes.