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. This bill is identical to SB 1676. Amends § 55-248.4, § 55-248.7, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

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)
01/21/2019Read first time
01/22/2019Read second time and engrossed
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)
01/23/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2054)
01/24/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
01/24/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/04/2019Reported from General Laws and Technology (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Read third time
02/06/2019Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2019Enrolled
02/07/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2054ER)
02/07/2019Signed by Speaker
02/08/2019Signed by President
02/08/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 8, 2019
02/08/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 15, 2019
02/08/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2054ER)
02/13/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 5 (effective 7/1/19)
02/13/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0005)

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