2008 Regular Session


File Code: Real Property
Sponsored By:
Delegates Myers, Beitzel, Elliott, Jennings, Kelly, McKee, Shank, Shewell, and Stifler
Landlord and Tenant - Eviction - Abandoned Chattels


Providing that specified chattels that remain on property repossessed by a landlord when the warrant of restitution is executed shall be presumed abandoned; providing that a landlord or a landlord´┐Żs agent is not liable for any loss or damage to abandoned chattels; authorizing a landlord or a landlord's agent to dispose of abandoned chattels by transport to a refuse disposal system, donation to charity, or by other legal means; 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 Environmental Matters
Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate LeRoy E. Myers, Jr., District 1C
Delegate Wendell R. Beitzel, District 1A
Delegate Donald B. Elliott, District 4B
Delegate J. B. Jennings, District 7
Delegate Kevin Kelly, District 1B
Delegate Robert A. McKee, District 2A
Delegate Christopher B. Shank, District 2B
Delegate Tanya T. Shewell, District 5A
Delegate Donna Stifler, District 35A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Abandoned Property
Landlord and Tenant -see also- Eviction; Leases & Rent; etc.
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Personal Property

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Real Property
( 8-405 , 8-406 )


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