Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; required disclosures, lead pipe. (HB1161)

Introduced By

Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington) with support from co-patrons Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria), and Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-McLean)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; required disclosures for buyer to beware; lead pipes. Adds to the disclosure statement required to be furnished by the owner of residential real property to a buyer that the buyer beware and exercise necessary due diligence with respect to whether the property contains any pipe, pipe or plumbing fitting, fixture, solder, or flux that does not meet the federal Safe Drinking Water Act definition of "lead free." The bill also requires any licensee who is engaged by a landlord and who has actual knowledge of the existence of any pipe, pipe or plumbing fitting, fixture, solder, or flux that does not meet the federal Safe Drinking Water Act definition of "lead free" to disclose such information to a prospective tenant. Read the Bill »

Status

02/10/2020: In Committee

History

DateAction
01/07/2020Committee
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101690D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/13/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1161)
01/15/2020Assigned GL sub: Housing/Consumer Protection
01/30/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/30/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)
02/04/2020Committee substitute printed 20107141D-H1
02/04/2020Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Read first time
02/06/2020Read second time
02/06/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20107141D-H1
02/06/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1161H1
02/07/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/07/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1161H1)
02/10/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology

Hearing Scheduled

This bill is scheduled to be heard in the Senate General Laws and Technology committee on 02/19/2020. It meets on Monday, 45 minutes after adjournment—Senate Room A.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1342.

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