Derelict residential buildings; civil penalty. (HB150)

Introduced By

Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Derelict residential buildings; civil penalty. Allows certain localities to impose a civil penalty not exceeding $500 per month on owners of derelict residential property that have not submitted a required plan to renovate or demolish the derelict structure. The bill prohibits the total of such fee from exceeding the cost to demolish the building. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/18/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101974D
12/18/2019Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/10/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB150)
01/17/2020Assigned CC & T sub: Land Use
01/23/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 1-N)
01/24/2020Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (15-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2020Read first time
01/29/2020Passed by for the day
01/29/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/30/2020Read second time
01/30/2020Amendments by Delegate Leftwich agreed to
01/30/2020Engrossed by House as amended HB150E
01/30/2020Printed as engrossed 20101974D-E
01/31/2020Read third time and passed House (59-Y 40-N)
01/31/2020VOTE: Passage (59-Y 40-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2020Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/06/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB150E)
02/10/2020Reported from Local Government (8-Y 6-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Read third time
02/12/2020Defeated by Senate (19-Y 21-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Reconsideration of defeated action agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Passed Senate (19-Y 19-N 2-A) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Chair votes Yes
02/14/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB150ER)
02/14/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB150ER)
02/14/2020Signed by Speaker
02/17/2020Signed by President
02/18/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 18, 2020
02/18/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., February 25, 2020
02/24/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 9 (effective 7/1/20)
02/24/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0009)