Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; security deposits, timing of application. (HB594)

Introduced By

Del. Jeff Bourne (D-Richmond) with support from co-patron Del. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; security deposits; timing of application. Provides that the landlord may apply the security deposit to damages resulting from the tenancy upon termination of the tenancy or the date the tenant vacates the dwelling unit, whichever occurs last. The law currently allows application of the security deposit solely upon termination of the tenancy. Read the Bill »

Status

02/19/2020: passed committee

History

DateAction
01/06/2020Committee
01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101456D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/15/2020Assigned GL sub: Housing/Consumer Protection
01/20/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB594)
01/30/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/04/2020Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Read first time
02/06/2020Read second time and engrossed
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)
02/10/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/19/2020Reported from General Laws and Technology (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (32-Y 0-N)

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