Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; required disclosures, lead pipe. (HB1342)

Introduced By

Del. Alex Askew (D-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; required disclosures for buyer to beware; lead pipe; defective drywall. Adds to the disclosure statement required to be furnished to the buyer by the owner of residential real property that the buyer beware and exercise necessary due diligence (i) 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" and (ii) with respect to the existence of defective drywall on the property. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102020D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/13/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1342)
01/15/2020Assigned GL sub: Housing/Consumer Protection
01/16/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/21/2020Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2020Committee substitute printed 20105997D-H1
01/23/2020Read first time
01/24/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1342H1)
01/24/2020Read second time
01/24/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20105997D-H1
01/24/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1342H1
01/27/2020Read third time and passed House (99-Y 0-N)
01/27/2020VOTE: Passage (99-Y 0-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 (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2020Read third time
02/17/2020Passed Senate (37-Y 2-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/20/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1342ER)
02/20/2020Signed by Speaker
02/21/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1342ER)
02/21/2020Signed by President
02/25/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 25, 2020
02/25/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 3, 2020
03/02/2020Governor's recommendation received by House
03/04/2020Placed on Calendar
03/04/2020House concurred in Governor's recommendation (94-Y 1-N)
03/04/2020VOTE: Agree To (94-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2020Assigned Chapter 200 (effective 7/1/20)
03/08/2020Passed by temporarily
03/08/2020Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (36-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
03/08/2020G Governor's recommendation adopted
03/08/2020Reenrolled bill text (HB1342ER2)
03/08/2020Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
03/08/2020Signed by President as reenrolled
03/08/2020Enacted, Chapter 200 (effective 7/1/20)
03/08/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0200)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1161.