Bill Summary

Eviction; writs of possession and eviction. Changes the terminology from writ of possession to writ of eviction for the writ executed by a sheriff to recover real property pursuant to an order of possession. The bill specifies that an order of possession remains effective for 180 days after being granted by the court and clarifies that any writ of eviction not executed within 30 days of its issuance shall be vacated as a matter of law, and no further action shall be taken by the clerk. As introduced, this bill is a recommendation of the Virginia Housing Commission and is identical to SB 1448.

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Date Action Vote Document
2019-01-15House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (8-Y 0-N)Yea: 8 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2019-01-17House: Reported from General Laws with amendment (22-Y 0-N)Yea: 22 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2019-01-23House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N)Yea: 96 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2019-02-11Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (15-Y 0-N)Yea: 15 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2019-02-13Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)Yea: 39 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2019-02-14Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)Yea: 40 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2019-02-18House: VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N)Yea: 98 No: 0 Other: 0Document


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Bill History

Date Action
2019-03-21Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0700)
2019-03-21Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 700 (effective 7/1/19)
2019-02-28Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
2019-02-28Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 28, 2019
2019-02-21Signed by President
2019-02-21Signed by Speaker
2019-02-21Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2007ER)
2019-02-18VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N)
2019-02-18Senate substitute agreed to by House 19106366D-S1 (98-Y 0-N)
2019-02-18Placed on Calendar
2019-02-14Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
2019-02-14Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB2007S1
2019-02-14Committee substitute agreed to 19106366D-S1
2019-02-14Reading of substitute waived
2019-02-14Read third time
2019-02-13Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
2019-02-11Committee substitute printed 19106366D-S1
2019-02-11Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (15-Y 0-N)
2019-01-24Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
2019-01-24Constitutional reading dispensed
2019-01-23VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N)
2019-01-23Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
2019-01-22Printed as engrossed 19101174D-E
2019-01-22Engrossed by House as amended HB2007E
2019-01-22Committee amendment agreed to
2019-01-22Read second time
2019-01-21Read first time
2019-01-17Reported from General Laws with amendment (22-Y 0-N)
2019-01-15Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (8-Y 0-N)
2019-01-14Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
2019-01-07Referred to Committee on General Laws
2019-01-07Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101174D


Name District
Lashrecse AirdHD-063
Betsy CarrHD-069
Patrick HopeHD-047
Joesph LindseyHD-090
Kathleen MurphyHD-034