Bill Summary

Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; notice of termination to contain legal aid information. Provides that no notice of termination of tenancy served upon a tenant receiving tenant-based rental assistance through (i) the Housing Choice Voucher Program, 42 U.S.C. § 1437f(o), or (ii) any other federal, state, or local program by a private landlord is effective unless it contains on its first page, in type no smaller or less legible than that otherwise used in the body of the notice, the statewide legal aid telephone number and website address.

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Date Action Vote Document
2020-01-16House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)Yea: 8 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2020-01-21House: Reported from General Laws with substitute (21-Y 1-N)Yea: 21 No: 1 Other: 0Document
2020-01-27House: VOTE: Passage (78-Y 21-N)Yea: 78 No: 21 Other: 0Document
2020-02-12Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (13-Y 0-N)Yea: 13 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2020-02-14Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)Yea: 40 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2020-02-17Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)Yea: 40 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2020-02-19House: VOTE: Adoption (1-Y 98-N)Yea: 1 No: 98 Other: 0Document
2020-02-21Senate: Senate receded from substitute (37-Y 0-N)Yea: 37 No: 0 Other: 0Document


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Bill History

Date Action
2020-03-06Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0183)
2020-03-06Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 183 (effective 7/1/20)
2020-03-05Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 6, 2020
2020-03-05Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 5, 2020
2020-02-27Signed by President
2020-02-27Signed by Speaker
2020-02-26Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB519ER)
2020-02-21Senate receded from substitute (37-Y 0-N)
2020-02-19VOTE: REJECTED (1-Y 98-N)
2020-02-19Senate substitute rejected by House 20108223D-S1 (1-Y 98-N)
2020-02-19Placed on Calendar
2020-02-17Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
2020-02-17Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB519S1
2020-02-17Committee substitute agreed to 20108223D-S1
2020-02-17Reading of substitute waived
2020-02-17Read third time
2020-02-14Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2020-02-12Committee substitute printed 20108223D-S1
2020-02-12Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (13-Y 0-N)
2020-01-28Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
2020-01-28Constitutional reading dispensed
2020-01-27VOTE: Passage (78-Y 21-N)
2020-01-27Read third time and passed House (78-Y 21-N)
2020-01-24Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB519H1
2020-01-24Committee substitute agreed to 20105928D-H1
2020-01-24Read second time
2020-01-23Read first time
2020-01-21Committee substitute printed 20105928D-H1
2020-01-21Reported from General Laws with substitute (21-Y 1-N)
2020-01-16Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
2020-01-15Assigned GL sub: Housing/Consumer Protection
2020-01-04Referred to Committee on General Laws
2020-01-04Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103977D


Name District
David BulovaHD-037
Elizabeth GuzmanHD-031
Lashrecse AirdHD-063
Marcia PriceHD-095