Smoking; prohibited in multi-unit residential building, civil penalty. (HB1338)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Smoking in multi-unit residential building; civil penalty. Prohibits smoking in any multi-unit residential building, including a condominium building or apartment building. A person who violates such prohibition is subject to a civil penalty of not more than $25, to be paid into the Virginia Health Care Fund. Read the Bill »


12/04/2020: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100718D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/15/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1338)
01/21/2020Assigned CC & T sub: Land Use
01/31/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/31/2020Committee substitute printed 20107326D-H1
01/31/2020Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with substitute (15-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1338H1)
02/04/2020Read first time
02/05/2020Read second time
02/05/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20107326D-H1
02/05/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1338H1
02/06/2020Read third time and defeated by House (25-Y 73-N)
02/06/2020VOTE: Defeated (25-Y 73-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2020Reconsideration of defeated action agreed to by House
02/06/2020Motion to refer to committee agreed to
02/06/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/06/2020Continued to 2021 in General Laws
12/04/2020Left in General Laws