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HB 99

  • Virginia House Bill
  • 2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Dec 12, 2019
  • Passed House Feb 11, 2020
  • Passed Senate Feb 24, 2020
  • Governor

Va. Fair Housing Law; status as a victim of family abuse, etc.

Abstract

Landlord and tenant; victims of family abuse; evidence to mitigate low credit score; damages. Allows an applicant for a lease to recover actual damages, including all amounts paid to the landlord as an application fee, application deposit, or reimbursement for any of the landlord's out-of-pocket expenses that were charged to the applicant, along with attorney fees, if the landlord does not consider evidence of the applicant's status as a victim of family abuse to mitigate any adverse effect of the otherwise qualified applicant's low credit score.

Virginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatoryhousing practices; status as a victim of family abuse. Adds discriminationon the basis of an individual's status as a victim of family abuseas an unlawful housing practice.

Bill Sponsors (21)

Sam Rasoul

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 11
Primary

Kathleen Murphy

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 34
Cosponsor

Dawn M. Adams

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 68
Cosponsor

Lashrecse D. Aird

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 63
Cosponsor

Lee J. Carter

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 50
Cosponsor

Joshua G. Cole

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 28
Cosponsor

Karrie K. Delaney

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 67
Cosponsor

Wendy W. Gooditis

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 10
Cosponsor

Patrick A. Hope

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 47
Cosponsor

Clinton L. Jenkins

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 76
Cosponsor

Jerrauld C. "Jay" Jones

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 89
Cosponsor

Kaye Kory

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 38
Cosponsor

Mark H. Levine

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 45
Cosponsor

Alfonso H. Lopez

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 49
Cosponsor

Marcia S. "Cia" Price

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 95
Cosponsor

Danica A. Roem

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 13
Cosponsor

Ibraheem S. Samirah

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 86
Cosponsor

Vivian E. Watts

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 39
Cosponsor

Rodney T. Willett

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 73
Cosponsor

John S. Edwards

  • Democratic
  • upper
  • 21
Cosponsor

Joseph D. Morrissey

  • Democratic
  • upper
  • 16
Cosponsor

Votes


Actions


Mar 23, 2020

Office of the Governor

Approved by Governor-Chapter 388 (effective 7/1/20)

Mar 06, 2020

House

Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 6, 2020

Office of the Governor

Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020

Feb 27, 2020

House

Enrolled

Senate

Signed by President

House

Signed by Speaker

House

Impact statement from DPB (HB99ER)

Feb 24, 2020

Senate

Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)

Senate

Read third time

Feb 21, 2020

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed (32-Y 0-N)

Feb 19, 2020

Senate

Reported from General Laws and Technology (13-Y 0-N)

Feb 12, 2020

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed

Senate

Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology

Feb 11, 2020

House

VOTE: Passage (80-Y 20-N)

House

Read third time and passed House (80-Y 20-N)

House

Impact statement from DPB (HB99H2)

Feb 10, 2020

House

Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB99H2

House

Floor substitute printed 20108069D-H2 (Simon)

House

Read second time

House

Committee on General Laws substitute rejected 20107595D-H1

House

Substitute by Delegate Simon agreed to 20108069D-H2

Feb 07, 2020

House

Passed by for the day

Feb 06, 2020

House

Passed by for the day

Feb 05, 2020

House

Read first time

Feb 04, 2020

House

House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered

House

Reported from General Laws with substitute (21-Y 1-N)

House

Committee substitute printed 20107595D-H1

Jan 30, 2020

House

Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)

House

House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered

Jan 27, 2020

House

Impact statement from DPB (HB99)

Jan 15, 2020

House

Assigned GL sub: Housing/Consumer Protection

Dec 12, 2019

House

Referred to Committee on General Laws

House

Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100448D

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Impact statement from DPB (HB99) HTML
HB99H1 HTML
Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB99H2 HTML
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB99ER) HTML
Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0388) HTML

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Sources

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