Summons for unlawful detainer; notice to tenant, adverse employment actions prohibited. (HB1897)

Introduced By

Del. Clinton Jenkins (D-Suffolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Summons for unlawful detainer; notice; adverse employment actions prohibited. Requires any summons for unlawful detainer to include a notice to the tenant that it is unlawful for his employer to discharge him from employment or take any adverse personnel action against him for appearing at an initial or subsequent hearing on such summons, provided that he has given reasonable notice of such hearing to his employer. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102187D
01/08/2021Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2021Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/15/2021House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/15/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)
01/20/2021Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment(s) (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2021Read first time
01/22/2021Read second time
01/22/2021Committee amendment agreed to
01/22/2021Engrossed by House as amended HB1897E
01/22/2021Printed as engrossed 21102187D-E
01/25/2021Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
01/25/2021VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
01/26/2021Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2021Failed to report (defeated) in Judiciary (7-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)