Farmland and forestland plans; directs state agencies to submit annually. (SB419)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon) with support from co-patrons Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. Matt Lohr (R-Harrisonburg), and Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Plans to preserve farmland and forestland. Directs agencies that prepare plans for the implementation of policies to preserve important farmland and forestland to submit those plans to the Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry and the Secretary of Natural Resources annually. Presently, plans are submitted to the Secretary of Commerce and Trade and the Secretary of Natural Resources. Read the Bill »

Status

03/31/2006: signed by governor

History

DateAction
01/11/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 069004107
01/11/2006Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/23/2006Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N)
01/24/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/24/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
01/25/2006Read second time and engrossed
01/26/2006Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
01/26/2006VOTE: (38-Y 0-N)
01/26/2006Communicated to House
02/13/2006Placed on Calendar
02/13/2006Read first time
02/13/2006Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/22/2006Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (22-Y 0-N)
02/23/2006Read second time
02/24/2006Read third time
02/24/2006Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/24/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
02/24/2006Reconsideration of House passage agreed to by House
02/24/2006Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/24/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE #2 (98-Y 0-N)
03/06/2006Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB419ER)
03/07/2006Enrolled
03/07/2006Signed by Speaker
03/08/2006Signed by President
03/31/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 490 (effective 7/1/06)
04/06/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0490)