Vacant buildings; registration. (SB1285)

Introduced By

Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Vacant buildings; registration. Removes the requirement that a building meet the definition of "derelict building" and instead requires that such building potentially endanger the public health, safety, or welfare in order for the Town of Clifton Forge, the Town of Pulaski, in a conservation and rehabilitation district of the town, the Town of Timberville, and any city to require, by ordinance, the owner or owners of buildings that have been vacant for a continuous period of 12 months or more to register such buildings on an annual basis and pay an annual registration fee not to exceed $100 to defray the cost of processing such registration. Read the Bill »


02/24/2021: failed house


01/11/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102279D
01/11/2021Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/18/2021Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/18/2021Reported from Local Government with amendment (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2021Read second time
01/20/2021Reading of amendment waived
01/20/2021Committee amendment agreed to
01/20/2021Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1285E
01/20/2021Printed as engrossed 21102279D-E
01/21/2021Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2021Placed on Calendar
02/02/2021Read first time
02/02/2021Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/08/2021Continued to Special Session 1 in Counties, Cities and Towns
02/19/2021Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (14-Y 7-N)
02/23/2021Read second time
02/24/2021Read third time
02/24/2021Defeated by House (54-Y 44-N)
02/24/2021VOTE: Passage (54-Y 44-N)
02/24/2021(requires 67 affirmative votes to pass)

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