Virginia Residential Landlord & Tenant Act; tenant's right of redemption. (HB1898)

Introduced By

Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy (D-Woodbridge) with support from co-patron Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-McLean)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; tenant's right of redemption. Extends the amount of time that a tenant may have an unlawful detainer dismissed to two days before a writ of eviction is delivered to be executed if the tenant pays all amounts claimed on the summons in unlawful detainer to the landlord, the landlord's attorney, or the court. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/04/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103851D
01/04/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/14/2019Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
01/15/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/15/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/17/2019Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2019Committee substitute printed 19104868D-H1
01/21/2019Read first time
01/22/2019Read second time
01/22/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19104868D-H1
01/22/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1898H1
01/23/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
01/23/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
01/24/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/04/2019Reported from General Laws and Technology (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Read third time
02/06/2019Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1898H1)
02/07/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1898ER)
02/07/2019Signed by Speaker
02/07/2019Signed by President
02/08/2019Signed by President
02/08/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 8, 2019
02/08/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 15, 2019
02/08/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1898ER)
02/15/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 28 (effective 7/1/19)
02/15/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0028)