Real Estate Board; death or disability of a broker. (SB438)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patron Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Real Estate Board; death or disability of a broker. Requires the Real Estate Board to grant approval to certain persons in a specific order of priority as may be designated by a broker in the event of his disability or death to conclude the business of the broker. Under current law, the Board may grant approval to the estate or an adult family member or employee of the licensed broker. The bill also requires the Real Estate Board to inform licensed brokers, in a manner deemed appropriate by the Board, of the broker's ability to designate an agent in the event of the broker's death or disability. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102500D
01/07/2014Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/10/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB438)
01/13/2014Reported from General Laws and Technology (12-Y 0-N)
01/15/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
01/16/2014Read second time and engrossed
01/17/2014Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
01/23/2014Placed on Calendar
01/23/2014Read first time
01/23/2014Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/25/2014Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2014Read second time
02/28/2014Read third time
02/28/2014Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/28/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2014Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB438ER)
03/05/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB438ER)
03/05/2014Signed by Speaker
03/08/2014Signed by President
04/06/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 705 (effective 7/1/14)
04/06/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0705)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 30 seconds.