Eviction; writs of possession and eviction. (HB2007)

Introduced By

Del. Lashrecse D. Aird (D-Petersburg) with support from co-patrons Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Joe Lindsey (D-Norfolk), Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-McLean), and Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)

Progress

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

Description

Eviction; writs of possession and eviction. Changes the terminology from writ of possession to writ of eviction for the writ executed by a sheriff to recover real property pursuant to an order of possession. The bill specifies that an order of possession remains effective for 180 days after being granted by the court and clarifies that any writ of eviction not executed within 30 days of its issuance shall be vacated as a matter of law, and no further action shall be taken by the clerk. As introduced, this bill is a recommendation of the Virginia Housing Commission and is identical to SB 1448. Amends § 16.1-69.40, § 17.1-272, § 55-225.1, § 55-246.1, § 55-248.35, § 55-248.38:1, § 55-248.38:2, § 55-248.3:1, § 58.1-3947, § 8.01-128, § 8.01-129, § 8.01-293, § 8.01-470, § 8.01-471, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

02/21/2019: Passed the General Assembly

History

DateAction
01/07/2019Committee
01/07/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101174D
01/07/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/14/2019Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
01/15/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/15/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (8-Y 0-N)
01/17/2019Reported from General Laws with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2019Read first time
01/22/2019Read second time
01/22/2019Committee amendment agreed to
01/22/2019Engrossed by House as amended HB2007E
01/22/2019Printed as engrossed 19101174D-E
01/23/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
01/23/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
01/24/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/11/2019Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2019Committee substitute printed 19106366D-S1
02/13/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2019Passed Senate with substitute
02/14/2019Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2019Read third time
02/14/2019Reading of substitute waived
02/14/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19106366D-S1
02/14/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB2007S1
02/14/2019Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Placed on Calendar
02/18/2019Senate substitute agreed to by House 19106366D-S1 (98-Y 0-N)
02/18/2019VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2007ER)
02/21/2019Enrolled
02/21/2019Signed by Speaker
02/21/2019Signed by President
02/28/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 28, 2019
02/28/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1448.

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