Conveyances of property; acceptance by clerk's office for recordation. (SB498)

Introduced By

Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Conveyances of property; acceptance by clerk's office for recordation. Provides that there is a presumption for state and local governmental agency and office purposes that title to property transfers to the grantee upon acceptance of a deed conveying such property by the clerk of court in the county or city in which the property is located. Such presumption does not apply to matters litigated in the federal or state courts. Read the Bill »


03/07/2022: Passed the House


01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22104049D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/24/2022Reported from Judiciary with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2022Passed by for the day
01/26/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2022Read second time
01/27/2022Reading of amendment waived
01/27/2022Committee amendment agreed to
01/27/2022Engrossed by Senate as amended SB498E
01/27/2022Printed as engrossed 22104049D-E
01/28/2022Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2022Placed on Calendar
02/22/2022Read first time
02/22/2022Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/22/2022Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #2
02/28/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)
03/02/2022Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2022Committee substitute printed 22107329D-H1
03/04/2022Read second time
03/07/2022Read third time
03/07/2022Passed by temporarily
03/07/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22107329D-H1
03/07/2022Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB498H1
03/07/2022Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
03/07/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2022Passed by for the day
03/09/2022House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 39-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2022House insisted on substitute
03/10/2022House requested conference committee
03/10/2022Senate acceded to request (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2022Conferees appointed by Senate
03/10/2022Senators: Lewis, Petersen, Obenshain
03/10/2022Conferees appointed by House
03/10/2022Delegates: Leftwich, Ballard, Keam
03/12/2022Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. pursuant to HJR 455
03/12/2022Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. 1 pursuant to HJR455

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