WV SB 600 Regulates Maintenance and VPR of Uninhabitable Properties
On March 6, West Virginia SB 600 passed the House and went before Governor Earl Ray Tomblin for consideration. Governor Tomblin signed the bill on March 28 and it goes into effect June 4. The bill clarifies responsible parties for compliance with municipal ordinances regarding the registration, maintenance, and regulation of dwellings unfit for habitation, vacant buildings, and vacant properties.
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