VA SB5089 | 2020 | 1st Special Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on August 17 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-08-27 - Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

Guests of transient lodging facilities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic; application of the Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; emergency. Suspends provisions of the Code of Virginia that allow an innkeeper or property owner of a hotel, motel, extended stay facility, vacation residential facility, boardinghouse, or similar transient lodging to evict a guest using self-help methods during the declared public health emergency related to the COVID-19 pandemic and applies the provisions of the Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act to (i) a guest who uses such lodging as his primary residence for any length of time as tenant and (ii) the innkeeper or property owner of such lodging, or his agent, as landlord. The bill contains an emergency clause.

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Title

Transient lodg. facility impacted by COVID-19; application of Va. Residential Landlord & Tenant Act.

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Roll Calls

2020-08-27 - Senate - Senate: Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-08-27SenatePassed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
2020-08-17SenateReferred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
2020-08-17SenatePrefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 08/18/20 20200724D

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