Environmental impact reports; requires county, city, or town to submit report on highway projects. (HB1259)

Introduced By

Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Environmental impact reports; highway projects. Requires any county, city, or town to submit an environmental impact report in connection with a highway construction, reconstruction, or improvement project only when such project costs $500,000 or more. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 083818664
01/09/2008Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/23/2008Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2008Committee substitute printed 083974664-H1
01/24/2008Read first time
01/25/2008Read second time
01/25/2008Committee substitute agreed to 083974664-H1
01/25/2008Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1259H1
01/28/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/28/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2008Communicated to Senate
01/29/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
01/29/2008Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/29/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1259H1)
02/11/2008Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2008Read third time
02/13/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1259ER)
02/15/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1259ER)
02/15/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1259ER)
02/15/2008Signed by Speaker
02/15/2008Signed by President
02/25/2008Governor's recommendation received by House
02/25/2008Placed on Calendar
02/26/2008House concurred in Governor's recommendation (78-Y 18-N)
02/26/2008VOTE: --- ADOPTION (78-Y 18-N)
02/28/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 243 (effective 7/1/08)
02/28/2008Reconsideration of Governor's recommendation agreed to (38-Y 1-N)
02/28/2008Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (33-Y 7-N)
02/28/2008G Governor's recommendation adopted
02/28/2008Reenrolled bill text (HB1259ER2)
02/28/2008Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
02/28/2008Signed by President as reenrolled
02/28/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 45 (effective 7/1/08)
03/04/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0045)