Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; required disclosures, mineral rights. (SB1292)

Introduced By

Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel (R-Winchester) with support from co-patrons Del. Glenn Davis (R-Virginia Beach), and Del. Jason Miyares (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; required disclosures. Adds to the required residential property disclosure that is furnished by the owner to a buyer (i) that the owner of residential real property makes no representations or warranties as to the condition of the real property with regard to any conveyances of mineral rights and (ii) that before purchasing residential property, a buyer should exercise due diligence in determining whether property is located in a special flood hazard area by contacting the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) or visiting the website for FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program or for the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation's Flood Risk Information System. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103177D
01/07/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1292)
01/23/2019Reported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2019Read second time and engrossed
01/29/2019Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #1
02/04/2019Placed on Calendar
02/04/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/07/2019Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
02/12/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/12/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
02/14/2019Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2019Committee substitute printed 19106761D-H1
02/18/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1292H1)
02/18/2019Read second time
02/19/2019Read third time
02/19/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19106761D-H1
02/19/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1292H1
02/19/2019Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/19/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Reconsideration of House passage agreed to by House
02/19/2019Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/19/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE #2 (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2019House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2019Title replaced 19106761D-H1
02/23/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1292ER)
02/23/2019Signed by President
02/23/2019Signed by Speaker
02/26/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1292ER)
03/04/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 4, 2019
03/04/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/18/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 504 (effective 7/1/19)
03/18/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0504)