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Code of Virginia
Title 8.9A. Commercial Code — Secured Transactions
Part 3. Perfection and Priority
Part 2. Perfection
8/15/2022

§ 8.9A-309. Security interest perfected upon attachment.

The following security interests are perfected when they attach:

(1) a purchase-money security interest in consumer goods, except as otherwise provided in § 8.9A-311 (b) with respect to consumer goods that are subject to a statute or treaty described in § 8.9A-311 (a);

(2) an assignment of accounts or payment intangibles which does not by itself or in conjunction with other assignments to the same assignee transfer a significant part of the assignor's outstanding accounts or payment intangibles;

(3) a sale of a payment intangible;

(4) a sale of a promissory note;

(5) a security interest created by the assignment of a health-care-insurance receivable to the provider of the health-care goods or services;

(6) a security interest arising under §§ 8.2-401, 8.2-505, 8.2-711 (3), or § 8.2A-508 (5), until the debtor obtains possession of the collateral;

(7) a security interest of a collecting bank arising under § 8.4-210;

(8) a security interest of an issuer or nominated person arising under § 8.5A-118;

(9) a security interest arising in the delivery of a financial asset under § 8.9A-206 (c);

(10) a security interest in investment property created by a broker or securities intermediary;

(11) a security interest in a commodity contract or a commodity account created by a commodity intermediary;

(12) an assignment for the benefit of all creditors of the transferor and subsequent transfers by the assignee thereunder; and

(13) a security interest created by an assignment of a beneficial interest in a decedent's estate.

1964, c. 219, § 8.9-302; 1966, c. 569; 1973, c. 509; 1983, cc. 204, 367; 1984, c. 613; 1996, c. 216, §§ 8.9-115, 8.9-116; 2000, c. 1007.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.