Bill Summary

Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; required disclosures for buyer to beware; lead pipes. Adds to the disclosure statement required to be furnished by the owner of residential real property to a buyer that the buyer beware and exercise necessary due diligence with respect to whether the property contains any pipe, pipe or plumbing fitting, fixture, solder, or flux that does not meet the federal Safe Drinking Water Act definition of “lead free.” The bill also requires any licensee who is engaged by a landlord and who has actual knowledge of the existence of any pipe, pipe or plumbing fitting, fixture, solder, or flux that does not meet the federal Safe Drinking Water Act definition of “lead free” to disclose such information to a prospective tenant.

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Status

Became Law

Votes

Date Action Vote Document
2020-01-30House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)Yea: 7 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2020-01-30House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)Yea: 7 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2020-02-04House: Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N)Yea: 22 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2020-02-07House: VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N)Yea: 100 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2020-02-19Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendments (14-Y 0-N)Yea: 14 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2020-02-21Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (32-Y 0-N)Yea: 32 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2020-02-24Senate: Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N)Yea: 40 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2020-02-26House: VOTE: Adoption (94-Y 0-N)Yea: 94 No: 0 Other: 0Document

Amendments

no data available at this time.

Bill History

Date Action
2020-03-31Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0520)
2020-03-31Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 520 (effective 7/1/20)
2020-03-12Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
2020-03-12Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
2020-03-04Signed by President
2020-03-03Signed by Speaker
2020-03-03Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1161ER)
2020-03-03Enrolled
2020-02-26VOTE: Adoption (94-Y 0-N)
2020-02-26Senate amendments agreed to by House (94-Y 0-N)
2020-02-26Placed on Calendar
2020-02-24Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N)
2020-02-24Engrossed by Senate as amended
2020-02-24Committee amendments agreed to
2020-02-24Reading of amendments waived
2020-02-24Read third time
2020-02-21Constitutional reading dispensed (32-Y 0-N)
2020-02-19Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendments (14-Y 0-N)
2020-02-10Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
2020-02-10Constitutional reading dispensed
2020-02-07VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N)
2020-02-07Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
2020-02-06Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1161H1
2020-02-06Committee substitute agreed to 20107141D-H1
2020-02-06Read second time
2020-02-05Read first time
2020-02-04Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
2020-02-04Committee substitute printed 20107141D-H1
2020-01-30Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)
2020-01-15Assigned GL sub: Housing/Consumer Protection
2020-01-07Referred to Committee on General Laws
2020-01-07Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101690D

Sponsors

Name District
Alfonso LopezHD-049
Mark LevineHD-045
Kathleen MurphyHD-034