SB 1094 Derelict buildings and structures; locality authorized to require removal, repair, etc., thereof.
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Summary as passed Senate: (all summaries)
Derelict buildings. †Defines derelict buildings as a building, whether or not construction has been completed, that might endanger the publicís health, safety, or welfare and has been (i) vacant, (ii) boarded up in accordance with the building code, and (iii) not lawfully connected to electric service from a utility service provider or not lawfully connected to any required water or sewer service from a utility service provider for a continuous period in excess of six months.† Authorizes local governments to incentivize owners' timely submission of a plan for demolition or renovation, by providing real estate tax abatements and fee refunds.† Simplifies tax lien enforcement and blight provisions and encourages action on derelict buildings by adjusting time frames. This bill is recommended by the Virginia Housing Commission.† This bill is identical to HB 1671.

Full text:
01/13/09  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 097439256  pdf
02/03/09  Senate: Floor substitute printed 097689288-S1 (Obenshain )  pdf
02/13/09  House: Committee substitute printed 097695256-H1  pdf
02/24/09  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1094ER)  pdf
03/27/09  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0551)  pdf

Amendments:
Senate amendments
Senate amendments rejected

Status:
01/13/09  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 097439256
01/13/09  Senate: Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/27/09  Senate: Reported from Local Government with amendments (8-Y 6-N 1-A)
01/29/09  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/30/09  Senate: Read second time
01/30/09  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/02/09  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/03/09  Senate: Read second time
02/03/09  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
02/03/09  Senate: Committee amendments rejected
02/03/09  Senate: Floor substitute printed 097689288-S1 (Obenshain )
02/03/09  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/03/09  Senate: Substitute by Senator Obenshain agreed to 097689288-S1
02/03/09  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute SB1094S1
02/04/09  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 3-N)
02/11/09  House: Placed on Calendar
02/11/09  House: Read first time
02/11/09  House: Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/13/09  House: Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with substitute (20-Y 0-N)
02/13/09  House: Committee substitute printed 097695256-H1
02/16/09  House: Read second time
02/17/09  House: Read third time
02/17/09  House: Committee substitute agreed to 097695256-H1
02/17/09  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1094H1
02/17/09  House: Passed House with substitute (82-Y 13-N)
02/17/09  House: VOTE: --- PASSAGE (82-Y 13-N)
02/19/09  Senate: House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/19/09  Senate: Title replaced 097695256-H1
02/24/09  Senate: Enrolled
02/24/09  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1094ER)
02/25/09  House: Signed by Speaker
02/27/09  Senate: Signed by President
03/27/09  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 551 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/09  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0551)