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HOUSING

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over to 2009 Session


Affordable dwelling unit ordinance; may establish requirement that prices for resales and rerentals be controlled by local housing authority, etc. Amending  15.2-2305. (Patron-Loupassi, HB 879 (Chapter 790))
Affordable housing; Departments of Housing and Community Development, and Taxation to jointly study incentives therefor. (Patron-Caputo, HJR 108 (F))
Affordable housing; Housing Commission to study incentives for targeted development and regional planning initiatives. (Patron-Northam, SJR 80 (F))
Affordable housing; Housing Commission to study methods for procuring units for public employees. (Patron-Rust, HJR 84 (F))
Affordable housing; permitting certain densities in comprehensive plan in City of Charlottesville. (Patron-Toscano, HB 883 (Chapter 311); Deeds, SB 268 (Chapter 693))
Affordable housing; price controls. Amending  15.2-2305. (Patron-McClellan, HB 330 (I) See HB879)
Asbestos, Lead, and Home Inspectors, Board for; required certified home inspection include evaluation of home’s heating and cooling systems, etc. Amending  54.1-500. (Patron-Vogel, SB 716 (C))
Automatic sprinkler systems; tax credit for initial installation. Adding  36-99.3:1 and 58.1-439.12:02. (Patron-McClellan, HB 333 (F); Watkins, SB 363 (C))
Building permit; localities may adopt provisions for assessment of impact fees prior to issuance. Adding  36-105.4. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 71 (F))
Building permit; localities may use impact fees for capital improvements. Adding  15.2-2330. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 72 (F))
Carbon monoxide alarms; locality to require installation in certain buildings. Amending  15.2-922. (Patron-Edwards, SB 20 (F))
Carbon monoxide detectors; locality to require installation in certain buildings. Amending  15.2-922. (Patron-Shuler, HB 485 (F))
Certificate of occupancy; imposition of fee for issuance. Amending  36-105. (Patron-Cole, HB 1113 (F))
Certified home inspection; revises definition. Amending  54.1-500. (Patron-Saxman, HB 1483 (F))
Condominium Act; notice of increased assessments. Amending 55-79.83. (Patron-Bell, HB 1002 (F))
Derelict structures; locality authorized to impose fee on record owner. Amending  36-49.1:1. (Patron-McClellan, HB 1008 (F); Miller, P.J., HB 1119 (F); Lucas, SB 163 (C))
Fair housing law; unlawful discriminatory housing practice. Amending  36-96.1, 36-96.1:1, 36-96.2, 36-96.3, 36-96.4, 36-96.6, and 55-248.47. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 36 (F))
Fair housing law; unlawful discriminatory housing practice. Amending  36-96.3. (Patron-Englin, HB 1085 (F))
Fort Lee Housing Enterprise Zone; created. Adding  36-55.65, 36-55.66, and 36-55.67. (Patron-Ingram, HB 791 (F))
Green roof incentive programs; Board of Housing and Community Development to develop guidelines for use by localities. Adding  15.2-961.1 and 36-99.12. (Patron-Fralin, HB 1137 (F))
Housing and Community Development, Department of; administration of Private Activity Bonds program. Amending  2.2-2285, 15.2-5000 through 15.2-5004, 36-137, and 36-139. (Patron-Suit, HB 1073 (Chapter 445))
Housing loans and grants; localities may authorize those in designated conservation or rehabilitation districts. Amending 15.2-958. (Patron-Ware, O., HB 262 (Chapter 580))
Manufactured Home Lot Rental Act; access of tenant to cable, satellite, etc. Amending  55-248.45. (Patron-Saxman, HB 1240 (Chapter 329))
Manufactured homes; deemed real estate when equipment previously used for mobility has been removed. Amending  46.2-653. (Patron-Lewis, HB 660 (Chapter 178))
Manufactured Housing Board; grounds for denial, suspension, or revocation of a license. Amending  36-85.16, 36-85.18, and 36-85.20. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 44 (Chapter 350))
Mortgage Lender and Broker Act; State Corporation Commission to enforce certain laws for home ownership protection. Amending 6.1-409, 6.1-414, 6.1-425, 6.1-428, 6.1-430, 19.2-389, and 30-261; adding  6.1-423.1 and 6.1-423.2. (Patron-Suit, HB 1487 (Chapter 863))
Real estate taxes; classifies affordable rental housing. Amending 58.1-3295. (Patron-Whipple, SB 299 (C))
Real Estate Time Share Act; obligation for fees, and limitation on actions. Amending  55-362, 55-369, 55-382, 55-383, and 55-396. (Patron-Suit, HB 1077 (Chapter 376))
Recordation tax; expands exemption for certain nonprofit providers of affordable housing. Amending  58.1-811. (Patron-Toscano, HB 77 (C))
Rental assistance pilot project; Department of Housing and Community Development to establish, report. (Patron-Englin, HB 289 (F); Colgan, SB 761 (F))
Rental inspection districts; removes certain language that expressly rejects any construction thereof. Amending 36-105.1:1. (Patron-Petersen, SB 458 (C))
Residential and commercial development, new; joint subcommittee to study identifiable costs. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HJR 22 (I) See HJR178)
Residential dwellings; penalties related to overcrowding. Amending  15.2-2286. (Patron-Rust, HB 452 (F))
Residential dwellings, non-owner occupied; local government authority to require registration. Adding  15.2-957.1. (Patron-Shannon, HB 958 (F); Petersen, SB 455 (F))
Single-family dwellings; extends effective date requiring Surry County to provide for clustering thereof. Amending second enactment of Chapter 903, 2006 Acts. (Patron-Barlow, HB 1430 (F); Quayle, SB 671 (F))
Single-family dwellings; fines for zoning violations related to overcrowding. Amending  15.2-2286. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 82 (F); Marshall, R.G., HB 200 (F); Rust, HB 445 (Chapter 720); Rust, HB 1107 (Chapter 593))
Single-family dwellings; localities to limit occupancy. Adding 15.2-2288.4. (Patron-Nichols, HB 304 (F))
Spot blight abatement; alternative procedure when owner of record fails to respond. Amending  36-49.1:1. (Patron-McClellan, HB 332 (F))
State Police, Department of; variable housing allowance. Amending 58.1-322; adding  2.2-1209 and 52-11.6. (Patron-Sherwood, HB 846 (F); Stolle, SB 682 (F))
Uniform Statewide Building Code; definition of amusement devices. Amending  36-98.3 and 59.1-519. (Patron-Lohr, HB 895 (F))
Uniform Statewide Building Code; energy efficiency rating to be included in final inspection. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 418 (F))
Uniform Statewide Building Code; grading limitations. Amending 36-98. (Patron-Shannon, HB 959 (F); Petersen, SB 456 (F))
Uniform Statewide Building Code; notice to owner prior to issuance of building permits. Amending  54.1-1111; adding  36-98.02. (Patron-McClellan, HB 598 (F))
Uniform Statewide Building Code; rental inspection districts. Amending  36-105.1:1. (Patron-Bulova, HB 391 (F))
Uniform Statewide Building Code; rental inspections. Adding 36-105.1:2. (Patron-Ware, O., HB 174 (F))
Uniform Statewide Building Code; standards for installation of in-building antenna systems. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 498 (F))
Uniform Statewide Building Code; statute of limitation for prosecution of violations. Amending  19.2-8 and 36-106. (Patron-Orrock, HB 541 (F))
Uniform Statewide Building Code; use of diesel fuel or motor oil as release agent prohibited. Adding  36-106.1. (Patron-Nichols, HB 302 (F))
Uniform Statewide Building Code; use of noncombustible materials in construction of certain structures. Amending  36-99.5:1. (Patron-Blevins, SB 167 (F))
Vacant residential units; Housing Commission to study problem in densely populated urban areas. (Patron-Melvin, HJR 167 (F); Locke, SJR 56 (P))
VDOT; authority to account for workforce housing. Adding 33.1-132.01. (Patron-Englin, HB 803 (F))
Virginia Housing Trust Fund; creates dedicated source of funding through percentage of recordation tax. Amending  36-137, 36-139, 36-141, 36-142, 36-147, 36-150, 46.2-749.129, 54.1-2113, and 58.1-344.3; adding  36-147.1 and 58.1-818. (Patron-Amundson, HB 617 (I) See HB1082; Suit, HB 1082 (C); Whipple, SB 661 (C))
Zoning administrator; expands certain authority related to enforcement of occupancy limits in residential dwelling units. Amending  15.2-2286. (Patron-Lewis, HB 663 (Chapter 297))
2008 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, and Resolutions - For additional information, please contact the House of Delegates Information and Public Relations Office, P. O. Box 406, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23218, telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 12/19/08