Vacant building registration; Town of Timberville. (HB1232)

Introduced By

Del. Tony Wilt (R-Harrisonburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Vacant building registration; Town of Timberville. Adds the Town of Timberville to the list of localities with the authority to require the owner of buildings that have been vacant for a continuous period of 12 months or more and that meet the definition of "derelict building" to register such buildings on an annual basis and to impose an annual registration fee not to exceed $100 to defray the cost of processing such registration. Failure to register is punishable by a $200 civil penalty and in some cases a $400 civil penalty. Read the Bill »


02/19/2020: Passed the Senate


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101351D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/12/2020Impact statement from DHCD (HB1232)
01/18/2020Impact statement from DHCD (HB1232)
01/21/2020Assigned CC & T sub: Charters
01/23/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 1-N)
01/31/2020Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2020Read first time
02/05/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/06/2020Read third time and passed House (89-Y 9-N)
02/06/2020VOTE: Passage (89-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2020Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/17/2020Reported from Local Government (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Read third time
02/19/2020Passed Senate (36-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 35 seconds.

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