Derelict and blighted buildings; land banks, receivership. (HB1936)

Introduced By

Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond) with support from co-patrons Del. Riley Ingram (R-Hopewell), and Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Derelict and blighted buildings; land banks; receivership. Authorizes a locality to petition the circuit court to appoint a land bank entity to act as a receiver in certain limited circumstances to repair derelict and blighted buildings that contains residential dwelling units. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102899D
01/10/2017Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/13/2017Impact statement from DHCD (HB1936)
01/16/2017Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #2
01/25/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
01/27/2017Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2017Read first time
01/31/2017Read second time and engrossed
02/01/2017Read third time and passed House (96-Y 1-N)
02/01/2017VOTE: PASSAGE (96-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2017Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/14/2017Reported from Local Government (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2017Read third time
02/17/2017Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2017Signed by Speaker
02/21/2017Signed by President
02/21/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1936ER)
02/21/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/21/17
02/21/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/13/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 381 (effective 7/1/17)
03/13/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0381)