Bill Summary

Landlord and tenant law; dwelling units. Allows a plaintiff in an unlawful detainer action to submit copies of the lease under certain circumstances. The bill also (i) removes the four-residential-unit limitation on the exemption of an owner who performs mold inspection or remediation from licensure as a mold inspector or remediator; (ii) revises the definition of dwelling unit; (iii) allows a tenant to stay in the dwelling unit after foreclosure of the property containing the dwelling unit under certain circumstances; (iv) provides that in unlawful detainer actions, the proceeding shall be dismissed under certain conditions if the tenant pays the landlord or his attorney, or pays into court all (a) rent due and owing as of the court date, (b) damages and other charges contracted for in the rental agreement, (c) late charges contracted for in the rental agreement, (d) reasonable attorney fees, and (e) costs of the proceeding; and (v) allows the landlord to recover from the tenant the tenant’s prorated share of the actual costs of other insurance coverages provided by the landlord relative to the premises, including the landlord’s administrative or other fees associated with the administration of such coverages.

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Status

Became Law

Votes

Date Action Vote Document
2012-02-08House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)Yea: 7 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2012-02-09House: Reported from General Laws with substitute (21-Y 0-N)Yea: 21 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2012-02-14House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)Yea: 102 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2012-02-27Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendments (14-Y 0-N)Yea: 14 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2012-02-29Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)Yea: 40 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2012-03-01Senate: Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N)Yea: 40 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2012-03-01Senate: Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)Yea: 39 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2012-03-01Senate: Passed Senate with amendments (39-Y 0-N)Yea: 39 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2012-03-05House: VOTE: ADOPTION (95-Y 0-N)Yea: 97 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2012-04-18House: VOTE: ADOPTION (93-Y 0-N)Yea: 94 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2012-04-18Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (36-Y 2-N)Yea: 36 No: 2 Other: 0Document

Amendments

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Bill History

Date Action
2012-04-18Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0788)
2012-04-18Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 788 (effective 7/1/12)
2012-04-18House: Reenrolled bill text (HB1110ER2)
2012-04-18Senate: Signed by President as reenrolled
2012-04-18House: Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
2012-04-18House: Reenrolled
2012-04-18Governor: Governor's recommendation adopted
2012-04-18Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (36-Y 2-N)
2012-04-18House: VOTE: ADOPTION (93-Y 0-N)
2012-04-18House: House concurred in Governor's recommendation (93-Y 0-N)
2012-04-17House: Placed on Calendar
2012-04-09House: Governor's recommendation received by House
2012-03-09Senate: Signed by President
2012-03-08House: Signed by Speaker
2012-03-08House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1110ER)
2012-03-08House: Enrolled
2012-03-05House: VOTE: ADOPTION (95-Y 0-N)
2012-03-05House: Senate amendments agreed to by House (95-Y 0-N)
2012-03-02House: Placed on Calendar
2012-03-01Senate: Passed Senate with amendments (39-Y 0-N)
2012-03-01Senate: Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
2012-03-01Senate: Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N)
2012-03-01Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
2012-03-01Senate: Committee amendments agreed to
2012-03-01Senate: Reading of amendments waived
2012-03-01Senate: Read third time
2012-02-29Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2012-02-27Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendments (14-Y 0-N)
2012-02-15Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
2012-02-15Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
2012-02-14House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
2012-02-14House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
2012-02-13House: Printed as engrossed 12105213D-EH1
2012-02-13House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendments HB1110EH1
2012-02-13House: Amendments by Delegate Greason agreed to
2012-02-13House: Committee substitute agreed to 12105213D-H1
2012-02-13House: Read second time
2012-02-12House: Read first time
2012-02-09House: Committee substitute printed 12105213D-H1
2012-02-09House: Reported from General Laws with substitute (21-Y 0-N)
2012-02-08House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
2012-01-17House: Assigned GL sub: #1 Housing
2012-01-11House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
2012-01-11House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102541D

Sponsors

Name District
Thomas GreasonHD-032