Actions against real estate appraisers or appraisal management companies; statute of limitations. (SB1324)

Introduced By

Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant (R-Henrico)

Progress

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

Description

Actions against real estate appraisers or appraisal management companies; statute of limitations. Provides that no action for damages or other relief alleging that a certified general real estate appraiser, a certified residential real estate appraiser, a licensed residential real estate appraiser, or an appraisal management company committed malpractice or negligence or an error, mistake, omission, or breach in an appraisal or appraisal report, whether based on contract or tort, shall be brought unless it is filed in a court of competent jurisdiction and proper venue within one year from the date that the alleged malpractice, negligence, error, mistake, omission, or breach is discovered or should have been discovered, and in no case more than five years from the date of the malpractice, negligence, error, mistake, omission, or breach. The bill provides exceptions for actions alleging fraud and proceedings initiated by the Real Estate Appraiser Board. The bill provides that any action for damages or other relief alleging that a certified general real estate appraiser, a certified residential real estate appraiser, a licensed residential real estate appraiser, or an appraisal management company committed malpractice or negligence or an error, mistake, omission, or breach in an appraisal or appraisal report on or before July 1, 2021, shall be filed in a court of competent jurisdiction and proper venue on or before July 1, 2022, regardless of the date of discovery of the alleged malpractice, negligence, error, mistake, omission, or breach. Read the Bill »

Status

01/20/2021: passed committee

History

DateAction
01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101827D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/15/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1324)
01/20/2021Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/20/2021Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendments (15-Y 0-N)

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