Vacant buildings; registration. (HB1486)

Introduced By

Del. Josh Thomas (D-Gainesville)

Progress

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

Description

Vacant buildings; registration. Permits any county, city, or town to require, by ordinance, the owner of any building that has been vacant for at least 12 months and (i) that meets the definition of "derelict building" in relevant law, (ii) that meets the definition of "criminal blight" in relevant law, or (iii) in which a locality has determined a person is living without the authority of the owner to register such building annually. Under current law, any city and certain towns are permitted to require the owner of any building that has been vacant for at least 12 months and meets the definition of "derelict building" in relevant law to register such building annually. This bill is identical to SB 48 and is a recommendation of the Virginia Housing Commission. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/19/2024Committee
01/19/2024Presented and ordered printed 24105791D
01/19/2024Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/23/2024Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #1
01/26/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 3-N)
01/26/2024Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (13-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2024Read first time
01/31/2024Read second time and engrossed
02/01/2024Read third time and passed House (61-Y 39-N)
02/01/2024VOTE: Passage (61-Y 39-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2024Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/19/2024Reported from Local Government (10-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2024Read third time
02/21/2024Passed Senate (28-Y 12-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2024Enrolled
02/27/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1486ER)
02/27/2024Signed by Speaker
03/01/2024Signed by President
03/11/2024Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2024
03/11/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 8, 2024
04/08/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 613 (effective 7/1/24)

Map

This bill mentions Pulaski, Clifton Forge, Timberville.

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