VA HB5115 | 2020 | 1st Special Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 11-0)
Status: Engrossed on August 27 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-09-18 - Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendment (14-Y 0-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]

Summary

Emergency laws; civil relief; citizens furloughed or otherwise receiving reduced wages or payments due to state of emergency; COVID-19 pandemic. Provides a 60-day stay of an unlawful detainer for nonpayment of rent for tenants and a 30-day stay of foreclosure proceedings for owners of any residential dwelling unit and for homeowners of a one-family to four-family residential dwelling unit who request a stay and provide written proof, defined in the bill, that they are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic during the period for which the Governor has declared a state of emergency (the Emergency). The bill requires owners of residential dwelling units and homeowners who rent to a tenant a one-family to four-family residential dwelling unit to request such stay of foreclosure proceedings within 90 days of the initial declaration of the Emergency or 90 days following the end of the Emergency, whichever is later. The bill provides for an expiration of the provisions 90 days following the end of the Emergency.

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Title

Emergency laws; civil relief, citizens furloughed or otherwise receiving reduced wages or payments.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2020-09-18 - Senate - Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendment (14-Y 0-N) (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-16 - Senate - Senate: Rereferred from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (Y: 15 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-08-28 - House - House: VOTE: Passage (55-Y 40-N) (Y: 55 N: 40 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-08-24 - House - House: Reported from General Laws (12-Y 8-N) (Y: 12 N: 8 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-08-24 - House - House: Reported from General Laws (11-Y 8-N) (Y: 11 N: 8 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [FAIL]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-09-18SenateReported from General Laws and Technology with amendment (14-Y 0-N)
2020-09-16SenateRereferred to General Laws and Technology
2020-09-16SenateRereferred from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N)
2020-09-02SenateReferred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
2020-09-02SenateRead first time
2020-08-28HouseVOTE: Passage (55-Y 40-N)
2020-08-28HouseRead third time and passed House (55-Y 40-N)
2020-08-27HousePrinted as engrossed 20200946D-E
2020-08-27HouseEngrossed by House as amended HB5115E
2020-08-27HouseEmergency clause deleted
2020-08-27HouseAmendment by Delegate Simon agreed to
2020-08-27HouseRead second time
2020-08-26HouseRead first time
2020-08-24HouseReported from General Laws (12-Y 8-N)
2020-08-23HouseReferred to Committee on General Laws
2020-08-23HousePresented and ordered printed with emergency clause 20200946D

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