Virginia Property Owners' Association Act; condemnation of common area. (SB237)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Property Owners' Association Act; condemnation of common area; valuation. Provides that in determining the value of an award or payment for the condemnation of any portion of the common area of a property owners' association, the factfinder must consider all relevant circumstances, including the value of those neighboring properties that hold easements. Read the Bill »

Status

03/04/2016: Passed the House

History

DateAction
01/06/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102890D
01/06/2016Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/18/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB237)
01/18/2016Rereferred from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2016Rereferred to Courts of Justice
02/03/2016Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2016Committee substitute printed 16104518D-S1
02/05/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2016Read second time
02/08/2016Reading of substitute waived
02/08/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16104518D-S1
02/08/2016Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB237S1
02/09/2016Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2016Placed on Calendar
02/11/2016Read first time
02/11/2016Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/11/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB237S1)
02/17/2016Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #1
02/23/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 1-N)
03/01/2016Reported from General Laws with amendment (19-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2016Read second time
03/04/2016Read third time
03/04/2016Committee amendment agreed to
03/04/2016Engrossed by House as amended
03/04/2016Passed House with amendment (99-Y 0-N)
03/04/2016VOTE: PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2016House amendment rejected by Senate (2-Y 38-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2016House insisted on amendment
03/09/2016House requested conference committee
03/10/2016Senate acceded to request (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2016Conferees appointed by Senate
03/10/2016Senators: Stuart, Petersen, Black
03/10/2016Conferees appointed by House
03/10/2016Delegates: Peace, Hodges, Bulova
03/11/2016C Amended by conference committee
03/11/2016Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/11/2016Conference report agreed to by House (94-Y 1-N)
03/11/2016VOTE: ADOPTION (94-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 6 clips in all, totaling 4 minutes.

Transcript

This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.

AGREED TO. THE QUESTION IS SHALL THE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE BE AGREED TO. ALL IN FAVOR SAY AYE. THOSE OPPOSED, NO. THE AYES HAVE IT. THE SUBSTITUTE IS AGREED TO. SENATOR BILL 237. REPORTED WITH A STUB TOUT. SENATOR PETERSON? THANK YOU, MR. PRESIDENT. I MOVE THAT WE ADOPT THE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE. THE QUESTION IS SHALL THE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE BE AGREED TO. ALL IN FAVOR SAY AYE. THOSE OPPOSED, NO. THE AYES HAVE IT. WITH THE SUBSTITUTE. SENATOR FROM PETERSBURG, SENATOR DANN.


Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville): PROPERTIES IS RESTRICTED, THERE BY DeVALUING THE COMMON AREAS. THERE SHOULD BE A READILY AS HER TAKE A -- ASCERTAINABLE WAY TO VALUE THE PROPERTY. I MOVE THE BILL PASS.

[Unknown]: Speaker: SHALL THE BILL PASS? [ BELL ] SPEAKER: THE CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL. Clerk: AYES 99, NOS ZERO.


Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): MR. PEACE.

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville): THANK YOU, MR. SPEAKER. MR. SPEAKER, LADIES AND GENTLEMEN OF THE HOUSE, SENATE BILL 237 DEALS WITH ESTABLISHING A STANDARD FOR VALUATION OF COMMON AREA WHEN IT HAS BEEN AFFECTED BY CONDEMNATION. THE CONFERENCE COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS THAT WE ADOPT THE SENATE ENGROSSED BILL, BUT ALSO AMEND IT WITH AN ENACTMENT CLAUSE, WHICH IS ONLINE FOR YOU TO READ THAT SIMPLY ADDS A CLARIFYING STATEMENT THAT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS BILL AND THAT THE STANDARD THAT WOULD ALLOW, WHICH IS TYPICALLY THE V-D.O.T. STANDARD OF HIGHEST AND BEST USE, SHALL NOT TRIGGER ANY REASSESSMENT BY A LOCALITY. THAT WAS AN ISSUE THAT WAS RAISED BY ONE LOCALITY, AND WE WANTED TO ADDRESS IT. MR. SPEAKER, I ASK THAT THE CONFERENCE REPORT BE ADOPTED.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): SHALL THE CONFERENCE REPORT