Resident agent; appointment by nonresident property owner. (HB2410)

Introduced By

Del. Les Adams (R-Chatham)

Progress

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

Description

Appointment of resident agent by nonresident property owner. Limits the applicability of the requirement for a nonresident landlord to appoint a resident agent to nonresident individuals who own and lease real property in the Commonwealth. Under current law, the requirement applies to corporations, partnerships, business trusts, associations, and other legal entities. The bill also clarifies that if the resident agent appointed by the nonresident property owner is a corporation, limited liability company, partnership, or other entity, it must be authorized to transact business in the Commonwealth. In addition, the bill clarifies that the specification of ownership of four or more units applies to residential property and not commercial property. The bill contains technical amendments. Amends § 55-218.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

02/14/2019: Passed the Senate

History

DateAction
01/08/2019Committee
01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103996D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/16/2019Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
01/22/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/24/2019Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2019Read first time
01/29/2019Read second time and engrossed
01/30/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/30/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2019Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
01/30/2019Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/30/2019VOTE: PASSAGE #2 (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/11/2019Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2410)
02/13/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2019Passed Senate
02/14/2019Read third time
02/14/2019Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Enrolled
02/19/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2410ER)
02/19/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2410ER)
02/19/2019Signed by Speaker
02/20/2019Signed by President
02/21/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 25, 2019
02/21/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 21, 2019
02/21/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/12/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 365 (effective 7/1/19)
03/12/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0365)

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