2008 Regular Session


File Code: Commercial Law - Generally
Sponsored By:
Delegates F. Turner, Doory, Gaines, Gilchrist, Guzzone, Haynes, Howard, Mizeur, Pendergrass, Reznik, and Taylor
Commercial Law - Abandoned Property - Notice to Apparent Owners


Repealing a provision of law that requires the State Comptroller to cause a notice relating to abandoned property to be published in specified newspapers of general circulation; requiring the State Comptroller to maintain, or cause to be maintained, an abandoned property database; requiring the State Comptroller to add the names and last known addresses, if any, of presumed owners of abandoned property to the abandoned property database within a specified time period; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Economic Matters
Hearing 3/3 at 2:30 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Ann Marie Doory, District 43
Delegate Tawanna P. Gaines, District 22
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Guy Guzzone, District 13
Delegate Keith E. Haynes, District 44
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass, District 13
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Abandoned Property
Electronic Government
Public Information
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records

Bill affects the following Statute:

Commercial Law
( 17-311 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered