Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; temporary prohibition against landlord termination. (SB5051)

Introduced By

Sen. Ghazala Hashmi (D-Midlothian) with support from co-patron Del. Josh Cole (D-Stafford)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; temporary prohibition against landlord termination of rental agreements or actions to obtain possession of a dwelling unit under certain circumstances. Prohibits the termination of rental agreements and the issuance of orders of possession and writs of eviction for any reason, except in response to a criminal or willful act that is not remediable and that poses a threat to health or safety, until after April 30, 2021. Read the Bill »

Status

08/27/2020: passed committee

History

DateAction
08/17/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200703D
08/17/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
08/19/2020Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
08/25/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB5051)
08/27/2020Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
08/27/2020Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (9-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
08/27/2020Committee substitute printed 20201061D-S1
08/27/2020Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
09/08/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB5051S1)

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