State forests; designates proceeds generated to Counties of Appomattox, Buckingham, & Cumberland. (HB3135)

Introduced By

Del. Watkins Abbitt (I-Appomattox)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Revenue from state forests. Designates one-eighth of the proceeds generated by the state forests to go to the Counties of Appomattox, Buckingham, and Cumberland and one-eighth to be expended by the Department of Forestry, in consultation with these counties, to enhance recreational opportunities in the state forests located in the three counties. Read the Bill »


03/20/2007: signed by governor


01/18/2007Presented and ordered printed 072527200
01/18/2007Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/23/2007Assigned ACNRsub: Natural Resources (Ware, R.L.)
01/23/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB3135)
01/31/2007Committee substitute printed 072583200-H1
02/01/2007Read first time
02/02/2007Read second time
02/02/2007Committee substitute agreed to 072583200-H1
02/02/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB3135H1
02/03/2007Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/03/2007Communicated to Senate
02/05/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2007Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/06/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB3135H1)
02/13/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/13/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2007Read third time
02/14/2007Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/2007Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB3135ER)
02/22/2007Signed by Speaker
02/23/2007Signed by President
02/27/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB3135ER)
03/20/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 689 (effective 7/1/07)
04/05/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0689)