Unlawful detainer; execution of writ of possession. (HB856)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville) with support from co-patrons Del. Jeff Campbell (R-Marion), and Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City)

Progress

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

Description

Unlawful detainer; execution of writ of possession. Permits a judge, upon request of the plaintiff, to issue a writ of possession immediately upon entry of judgment in an unlawful detainer case. The bill requires the sheriff to serve notice of the writ, including the date and time of eviction, on the defendant at least 72 hours prior to execution of the writ. The bill further provides that a sheriff shall not evict the defendant from the dwelling unit sooner than the expiration of the defendant's 10-day appeal period. Amends § 8.01-129, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/09/2018Committee
01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102832D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2018Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #2
01/19/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (8-Y 0-N)
01/29/2018Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2018Read first time
02/01/2018Read second time
02/01/2018Committee amendment agreed to
02/01/2018Engrossed by House as amended HB856E
02/01/2018Printed as engrossed 18102832D-E
02/02/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/02/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2018Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2018Passed by for the day
02/20/2018Read third time
02/20/2018Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2018Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2018Enrolled
02/22/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB856ER)
02/22/2018Signed by Speaker
02/23/2018Signed by President
02/26/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 26, 2018
02/26/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 5, 2018
03/02/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 145 (effective 7/1/18)
03/02/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0145)