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

Introduced By

Del. Les Adams (R-Chatham)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


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 »


01/16/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the General Laws Committee


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

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