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Mandate 1238

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Conforming Escheat regulations to the recodification of the statute
Purpose of legislation
Revision of Title 55. Creates proposed Title 55.1 (Property and Conveyances) as a revision of existing Title 55 (Property and Conveyances). Proposed Title 55.1 consists of 29 chapters divided into five subtitles: Subtitle I (Property Conveyances), Subtitle II (Real Estate Settlements and Recordation), Subtitle III (Rental Conveyances), Subtitle IV (Common Interest Communities), and Subtitle V (Miscellaneous). The bill organizes the laws in a more logical manner, removes obsolete and duplicative provisions, and improves the structure and clarity of statutes pertaining to real and personal property conveyances, recordation of deeds, rental property, common interest communities, escheats, and unclaimed property. The bill has a delayed effective date of October 1, 2019, and is a recommendation of the Virginia Code Commission.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 712 (2019)
VAC chapters to be amended
1 vac 75 - 30 : Regulations Governing Escheats
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 5806: Conforming Escheat regulations to the recodification of the statute
Latest Stage: Fast-Track
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