Virginia Fair Housing Law; discrimination against veterans receiving financial assistance. (HB1910)

Introduced By

Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory practice; veterans; veterans receiving financial assistance. Provides that discrimination in the provision of housing based on status as a veteran or a veteran's use of financial assistance is an unlawful discriminatory practice. The bill defines veteran and veteran's financial assistance. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/13/2015Committee
01/13/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15103308D
01/13/2015Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/20/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1910)
01/20/2015Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #1
02/10/2015Left in General Laws

Comments

Virginia Housing Coalition writes:

The Virginia Housing Coalition supports this bill. Housing discrimination against veterans based on their status as a veteran or use of financial assistance should be deemed an unlawful discriminatory practice.