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PROPERTY AND CONVEYANCES

(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))
Bland County; State to convey an easement across certain property therein along Route 665. (Patron-Puckett, SB 421 (C))
Carbon monoxide detectors; prohibits removal or tampering by tenant installed by landlord. Amending  55-248.16 and 55-248.18. (Patron-Watkins, SB 362 (Chapter 617))
Common Interest Community Board; established. Amending 54.1-2105.1, 54.1-2130, 55-79.41, 55-79.58, 55-79.58:1, 55-79.74, 55-79.79, 55-79.81, 55-79.84:1, 55-79.86, 55-79.89, 55-79.93:1, 55-79.95, 55-79.97, 55-362, 55-362.1, 55-374.1, 55-374.2, 55-375, 55-392.1, 55-484, 55-487, 55-496, 55-504.1, 55-508, 55-509, 55-509.2, 55-510, 55-513, 55-513.1, 55-514, 55-514.2, 55-516.1, 55-528, 55-529, and 55-530; adding 54.1-2345 through 54.1-2354, 55-79.97:1, 55-79.97:2, 55-79.97:3, 55-509.3 through 55-509.10, and 55-530.1; repealing  55-511 and 55-512. (Patron-Suit, HB 516 (Chapter 851); Whipple, SB 301 (Chapter 871))
Condominium Act; notice of increased assessments. Amending 55-79.83. (Patron-Bell, HB 1002 (F))
Deed; cemetery usage disclosed. Amending  55-48. (Patron-Orrock, HB 540 (F))
Deed of trust or mortgage; reduces time in which one may enforce. Amending  8.01-241 and 8.01-241.1. (Patron-Fralin, HB 1133 (Chapter 226))
Doctrine of necessaries; repealed. Repealing  55-37. (Patron-Cox, HB 476 (F))
Electrical transmission lines; damages to adjoining landowners. Amending  56-49. (Patron-Vogel, SB 432 (F))
Escheat funds; requirement to report and remit to State Treasurer. Amending  55-210.12. (Patron-Purkey, HB 363 (F))
Escheat land; notice of sale. Amending  55-184.1. (Patron-Shuler, HB 488 (F))
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))
Ford and Pullman grants; ratifies conveyance of certain lands in County of Fairfax. (Patron-Shannon, HB 972 (Chapter 252))
Homeowner warranty breach; tolling of limitations period. Amending  55-70.1. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 1470 (Chapter 392))
Homeowners foreclosure protection; Attorney General may enforce violations. Adding  55-66.15 through 55-66.27. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 947 (I) See HB408)
Homestead deeds; previous filings. Amending  34-6. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1042 (Chapter 224))
Income tax, corporate; Real Estate Investment Trusts. Amending 58.1-402. (Patron-Shannon, HB 975 (F))
Landlord and tenant; definition of application fee, etc. and manner of serving notice to tenant. Amending  8.01-27.1, 8.01-27.2, 8.01-129, 8.01-296, 55-225, 55-225.3, 55-248.4, 55-248.6, 55-248.6:1, 55-248.9:1, 55-248.13, 55-248.15:2, 55-248.16, 55-248.18, 55-248.31, and 55-248.34:1. (Patron-Oder, HB 720 (Chapter 489))
Landlords and tenants; mold remediation and process for notice regarding. Amending  55-225.3, 55-225.4, 55-248.4, 55-248.6, 55-248.11:2, 55-248.13, and 55-248.16; adding  55-225.6 through 55-225.9 and 55-248.18:2. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 580 (Chapter 640))
Leases; prohibited covenants. Adding  55-57.01. (Patron-Shannon, HB 1467 (F))
Manufactured Home Lot Rental Act; access of tenant to cable, satellite, etc. Amending  55-248.45. (Patron-Saxman, HB 1240 (Chapter 329))
Mortgage lenders or servicers; notice and additional time before foreclosure on high-risk loans. Adding  55-59.1:1. (Patron-Puckett, SB 797 (Chapter 878))
Nonprofit entities; public meeting prior to disposition of assets. Amending  55-532. (Patron-Marshall, D.W., HB 1037 (Chapter 253))
Plats; length of validity after all or portion of property recorded. Amending  15.2-2260 and 15.2-2261. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1177 (Chapter 426))
Private landowners; Board of Forestry to study provision of ecological services incentives. (Patron-Ticer, SJR 96 (F))
Property Owners’ Association Act; adds new definitions and sets limits for fees for disclosure packets. Amending  54.1-2105.1, 54.1-2130, 55-508, 55-509, 55-509.2, 55-510, 55-513, 55-513.1, 55-514, and 55-514.2; adding  55-509.3 through 55-509.10, 55-514.1:1, and 55-514.3; repealing  55-511 and 55-512. (Patron-Suit, HB 1076 (I) See HB516)
Public road easements; maintenance of certain roads not abandoned. Adding  55-50.3. (Patron-May, HB 1320 (Chapter 599))
Real Estate Cooperative Act; amendment of declaration. Amending 55-453. (Patron-Stolle, SB 616 (Chapter 628))
Real Estate Cooperative Act; assessments for certain cooperatives. Amending  55-471. (Patron-Stolle, SB 606 (Chapter 627))
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 of deeds; required to be filed within 120 days of transaction. Amending  55-2. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 778 (F))
Recreational Facilities Authority; delays reversion of title to real property. (Patron-Fralin, HB 1142 (Chapter 655))
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 Landlord and Tenant Act; duty of landlord and managing agent for visible mold. Adding  8.01-226.12. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 221 (Chapter 162); McDougle, SB 232 (Chapter 341))
Residential Property Disclosure Act; condition of real property to include evidence of presence of mold. Amending  55-519. (Patron-Bell, HB 997 (F))
Residential Property Disclosure Act; disclosure of storage tanks. Amending  55-519. (Patron-Hargrove, HB 1405 (F))
Residential Property Disclosure Act; disclosure of stormwater detention facilities. Amending  55-519. (Patron-Shannon, HB 962 (F); Petersen, SB 454 (C))
Residential Property Disclosure Act; property located within historic district. Amending  55-519, 55-520, 55-521, and 55-524; adding  55-519.2. (Patron-Oder, HB 1303 (F))
Service of process; mail to address as shown on official tax records. Amending  55-218.1. (Patron-Ware, O., HB 264 (Chapter 119))
Short-term real property rental businesses; taxations applied. Amending  58.1-602, 58.1-3700.1, 58.1-3703, 58.1-3706, 58.1-3819, and 58.1-3840. (Patron-Hanger, SB 471 (C))
Slayer statute; amends definition, insurance company not liable for policies acquired by slayer of decedent. Amending  55-401 through 55-406, 55-411, and 55-414. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 949 (Chapter 822); Petersen, SB 450 (Chapter 830))
Subaqueous lands; Marine Resources Commission to convey parcels of previously filled lands in City of Norfolk. (Patron-Alexander, HB 1317 (Chapter 675))
Subaqueous lands; Marine Resources Commission to convey parcels thereof along Elizabeth River in City of Norfolk. (Patron-Melvin, HB 1208 (Chapter 673))
Subdivision of lot; stepchildren included as immediate family for conveyance thereof. Amending  15.2-2244. (Patron-Orrock, HB 190 (Chapter 717))
Unclaimed property; credit union accounts. Amending  55-210.3:01. (Patron-Byron, HB 1313 (Chapter 556); Puller, SB 137 (Chapter 90))
Unclaimed property; reduces holding period for abandonment for banks and financial organizations. Amending  55-210.3:01. (Patron-Colgan, SB 583 (C))
Unclaimed Property Act; Department of Treasury to study reporting requirements established by State. (Patron-Obenshain, SJR 89 (F))
Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act; created. Amending  2.2-4343, 2.2-4515, 3.1-1109.1, 15.2-5205, 15.2-5340.1, 15.2-5374, 23-76.1, 32.1-361.1, and 51.5-63; adding  55-268.11 through 55-268.20; repealing  55-268.1 through 55-268.10. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 951 (Chapter 184))
Uniform Statewide Building Code; rental inspection districts. Amending  36-105.1:1. (Patron-Bulova, HB 391 (F))
Utility easements; conveyance thereof subject to condition is void if not used within 20 years. Amending  55-50.2. (Patron-Cole, HB 49 (F))
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; board of visitors to convey certain property to Virginia Tech Foundation, Inc. (Patron-Nutter, HB 978 (Chapter 223); Edwards, SB 119 (Chapter 560))
Water Protection Permit; exempts landowners whose construction or maintenance of farm or stock ponds may impact wetlands. Amending  62.1-44.15:21. (Patron-Cole, HB 211 (Chapter 244))
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