Condemnation; allowing owners to relocate sport shooting ranges. (HB1537)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Saxman (R-Staunton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Condemnation; sport shooting ranges. Provides that any sport shooting range operating or approved for construction in the Commonwealth, which upon condemnation relocates to another site in the same locality, shall not be subject to any noise control standard more stringent than those in effect when the sport shooting range was originally approved for construction or began operating, whichever was earlier. Also provides that a locality cannot subject a sport shooting range to noise control standards that are more stringent than the standards existing at the time the range was originally approved for construction or began operating, whichever was earlier. Read the Bill »


04/05/2006: signed by governor


01/20/2006Presented and ordered printed 068865496
01/20/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/10/2006Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (16-Y 6-N)
02/11/2006Committee substitute printed 062884496-H1
02/11/2006Read first time
02/13/2006Read second time
02/13/2006Committee substitute agreed to 062884496-H1
02/13/2006Amendment by Delegate Saxman agreed to
02/13/2006Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendment HB1537EH1
02/13/2006Printed as engrossed 062884496-EH1
02/14/2006Read third time and passed House (72-Y 28-N)
02/14/2006VOTE: PASSAGE (72-Y 28-N)
02/14/2006Communicated to Senate
02/15/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
03/01/2006Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (14-Y 0-N)
03/02/2006Committee substitute printed 064663820-S1
03/03/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
03/03/2006VOTE: (38-Y 0-N)
03/06/2006Read third time
03/06/2006Reading of substitute waived
03/06/2006Committee substitute agreed to 064663820-S1
03/06/2006Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1537S1
03/06/2006Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/06/2006Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
03/06/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
03/07/2006Placed on Calendar
03/08/2006Senate substitute agreed to by House (87-Y 8-N)
03/08/2006VOTE: ADOPTION (87-Y 8-N)
03/15/2006Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1537ER)
03/15/2006Signed by Speaker
03/16/2006Signed by President
04/05/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 704 (effective 7/1/06)
04/14/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0704)