Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; rental agreement, provisions made applicable by law. (HB2054)

Introduced By

Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond) with support from co-patron Del. Jeff Bourne (D-Richmond)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; rental agreement; provisions made applicable by operation of law. Requires a landlord to offer the tenant a written rental agreement containing the terms governing the rental of the dwelling unit and setting forth the terms and conditions of the landlord tenant relationship. The bill provides that in the event a written rental agreement is not offered by the landlord, a rental tenancy shall be deemed to exist by operation of law and establishes the terms and conditions of that tenancy. This bill is a recommendation of the Virginia Housing Commission. Amends § 55-248.4, § 55-248.7, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/17/2019: passed committee

History

DateAction
01/07/2019Committee
01/07/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101166D
01/07/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/14/2019Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
01/15/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/17/2019Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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