Virginia Fair Housing Law; reasonable accommodations, disability-related requests for parking. (HB1971)

Introduced By

Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond) with support from co-patrons Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria), and Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Fair Housing Law; reasonable accommodations; disability-related requests for parking. Provides that for the purposes of the Virginia Fair Housing Law, when a person receives a request for accessible parking to accommodate a disability, the person receiving the request shall treat such request as a request for reasonable accommodation. Read the Bill »

Status

04/14/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the General Laws Committee

History

DateAction
01/11/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102343D
01/11/2021Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/17/2021Assigned GL sub: Housing/Consumer Protection
01/19/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1971)
01/21/2021House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/21/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)
01/26/2021House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/26/2021Reported from General Laws with substitute (17-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2021Committee substitute printed 21103166D-H1
01/27/2021Read first time
01/28/2021Read second time
01/28/2021Committee substitute agreed to 21103166D-H1
01/28/2021Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1971H1
01/29/2021Read third time and passed House (77-Y 22-N)
01/29/2021VOTE: Passage (77-Y 22-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1971H1)
02/01/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2021Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2021Reported from General Laws and Technology (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2021Read third time
02/15/2021Passed Senate (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2021Enrolled
02/17/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1971ER)
02/17/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1971ER)
02/17/2021Signed by President
02/18/2021Signed by Speaker
02/19/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 19, 2021
02/19/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., February 26, 2021
02/25/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 17 (effective 7/1/21)
02/25/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0017)

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