Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; certain notices of termination. (SB115)

Introduced By

Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; notice of termination to contain legal aid information. Provides that no notice of termination of tenancy served upon a tenant receiving tenant-based rental assistance through (i) the Housing Choice Voucher Program, 42 U.S.C. § 1437f(o), or (ii) any other federal, state, or local program by a private landlord is effective unless it contains on its first page, in type no smaller or less legible than that otherwise used in the body of the notice, the statewide legal aid telephone number and website address. This bill is identical to HB 519. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/14/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101741D
12/14/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/10/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB115)
01/15/2020Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendments (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2020Read second time
01/20/2020Reading of amendments waived
01/20/2020Committee amendments agreed to
01/20/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended SB115E
01/20/2020Printed as engrossed 20101741D-E
01/21/2020Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2020Placed on Calendar
02/13/2020Read first time
02/13/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/13/2020Reported from General Laws with substitute (19-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB115E)
02/13/2020Committee substitute printed 20108246D-H1
02/14/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB115H1)
02/17/2020Read second time
02/18/2020Read third time
02/18/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20108246D-H1
02/18/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB115H1
02/18/2020Passed House with substitute (64-Y 36-N)
02/18/2020VOTE: Passage (64-Y 36-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2020House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2020Title replaced 20108246D-H1
02/20/2020Reconsideration of House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2020House substitute agreed to by Senate (29-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB115ER)
02/24/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB115ER)
02/24/2020Signed by Speaker
02/25/2020Signed by President
02/28/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 28, 2020
02/28/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 6, 2020
03/06/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 182 (effective 7/1/20)
03/06/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0182)

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The following bills are identical to this one: HB1195.

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