Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; residential building energy analysis. (HB518)

Introduced By

Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax) with support from co-patrons Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), and Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; disclosures for a buyer to beware; residential building energy analyst. Adds obtaining a residential building energy analysis to the disclosure statement furnished to the buyer by the owner of residential real property that the buyer beware and exercise necessary due diligence with respect to determining the condition of real property or any improvements thereon. This bill is a recommendation of the Virginia Housing Commission. The bill incorporates HB 574 and is identical to SB 628. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/04/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103392D
01/04/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/13/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB518)
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 (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2020Committee substitute printed 20105993D-H1
01/21/2020Incorporates HB574 (Keam)
01/23/2020Read first time
01/24/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB518H1)
01/24/2020Read second time
01/24/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20105993D-H1
01/24/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB518H1
01/27/2020Read third time and passed House (86-Y 13-N)
01/27/2020VOTE: Passage (86-Y 13-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 (10-Y 3-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 (25-Y 15-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB518ER)
02/19/2020Signed by Speaker
02/20/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB518ER)
02/20/2020Signed by President
02/24/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 24, 2020
02/24/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 2, 2020
03/02/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 26 (effective 7/1/20)
03/02/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0026)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB628.

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