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; return of security deposit. Requires the landlord to return the tenant's security deposit, minus any deductions or charges, within 45 days of the termination of the tenancy or the date the tenant vacates the dwelling unit, whichever occurs last. Under current law, the 45-day period to return the security deposit begins on the date of the termination of the tenancy. This bill is identical to SB 388. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

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) (see vote tally)
02/24/2020Read third time
02/24/2020Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2020Enrolled
02/27/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB594ER)
02/27/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB594ER)
02/27/2020Signed by Speaker
02/27/2020Signed by President
03/06/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 6, 2020
03/06/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 6, 2020
03/06/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
03/18/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 384 (effective 7/1/20)
03/18/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0384)

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