Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; certain notices of termination. (HB519)

Introduced By

Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax) with support from co-patrons Del. Cia Price (D-Newport News), and Sen. Lashrecse D. Aird (D-Petersburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; notice of termination to contain legal aid information. Provides that no notice of termination of tenancy served upon a tenant receiving tenant-based rental assistance through (i) the Housing Choice Voucher Program, 42 U.S.C. § 1437f(o), or (ii) any other federal, state, or local program by a private landlord is effective unless it contains on its first page, in type no smaller or less legible than that otherwise used in the body of the notice, the statewide legal aid telephone number and website address. This bill is identical to SB 115. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/04/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103977D
01/04/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/15/2020Assigned GL sub: Housing/Consumer Protection
01/16/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/16/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/20/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB519)
01/21/2020Reported from General Laws with substitute (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2020Committee substitute printed 20105928D-H1
01/23/2020Read first time
01/24/2020Read second time
01/24/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20105928D-H1
01/24/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB519H1
01/27/2020Read third time and passed House (78-Y 21-N)
01/27/2020VOTE: Passage (78-Y 21-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/12/2020Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Committee substitute printed 20108223D-S1
02/14/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB519S1)
02/17/2020Read third time
02/17/2020Reading of substitute waived
02/17/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20108223D-S1
02/17/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB519S1
02/17/2020Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020VOTE: Adoption (1-Y 98-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Placed on Calendar
02/19/2020Senate substitute rejected by House 20108223D-S1 (1-Y 98-N)
02/19/2020VOTE: REJECTED (1-Y 98-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2020Senate receded from substitute (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB519ER)
02/26/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB519ER)
02/27/2020Signed by Speaker
02/27/2020Signed by President
03/05/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 5, 2020
03/05/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 6, 2020
03/06/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 183 (effective 7/1/20)
03/06/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0183)