Bill Summary

Landlord and tenant law; transient lodging as primary residence for fewer than 90 consecutive days; self-help eviction. Clarifies that the availability of the use of self-help eviction in certain circumstances to the owner of transient lodging shall not preclude such owner from pursuing any civil or criminal remedies under the laws of the Commonwealth. This bill is identical to SB 286.

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Date Action Vote Document
2018-01-25House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)Yea: 8 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2018-01-30House: Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N)Yea: 22 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2018-02-05House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)Yea: 98 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2018-02-12Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)Yea: 14 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2018-02-15Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)Yea: 40 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2018-02-14Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)Yea: 40 No: 0 Other: 0Document


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Bill History

Date Action
2018-02-26Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0050)
2018-02-26Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 50 (effective 7/1/18)
2018-02-22Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 1, 2018
2018-02-22Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/22/18
2018-02-21Signed by President
2018-02-19Signed by Speaker
2018-02-19Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1227ER)
2018-02-15Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
2018-02-15Read third time
2018-02-14Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2018-02-12Reported from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
2018-02-06Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
2018-02-06Constitutional reading dispensed
2018-02-05VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
2018-02-05Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
2018-02-02Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1227H1
2018-02-02Committee substitute agreed to 18105617D-H1
2018-02-02Read second time
2018-02-01Read first time
2018-01-30Committee substitute printed 18105617D-H1
2018-01-30Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
2018-01-25Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
2018-01-19Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
2018-01-10Referred to Committee on General Laws
2018-01-10Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101140D


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