Subaqueous lands; Marine Resources Commission to convey parcels of previously filled lands. (HB1317)

Introduced By

Sen. Kenneth Alexander (D-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Conveyance of subaqueous lands. Provides that a landowner may obtain a declaration from the Marine Resources Commission as to whether certain property is considered state-owned bottomlands and authorizes the Governor to sell and convey any interest that the Commonwealth retains in approximately 3.615 acres of previously filled subaqueous lands along the Lafayette River in the City of Norfolk to Thornton Hall of Norfolk LLC and 0.2 acres to Thornton Hall Inc. in accordance with 28.2-1200.1, which provides that the Commonwealth may convey previously filled subaqueous lands to private parties in an amount equivalent to 25 percent of the assessed value of the specified parcel, exclusive of buildings or other improvements. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 083237520
01/09/2008Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/15/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1317)
01/22/2008Assigned ACNRsub: #3 Chesapeake
02/06/2008Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2008Committee substitute printed 083272520-H1
02/07/2008Read first time
02/08/2008Read second time
02/08/2008Committee substitute agreed to 083272520-H1
02/08/2008Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1317H1
02/11/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
02/11/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2008Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/11/2008Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/11/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE #2 (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2008Communicated to Senate
02/12/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1317H1)
02/14/2008Assigned Courts sub: Civil
03/03/2008Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (13-Y 1-N)
03/04/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
03/04/2008Read third time
03/04/2008Reading of amendments waived
03/04/2008Committee amendments agreed to
03/04/2008Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/04/2008Passed Senate with amendments (39-Y 1-N)
03/05/2008Placed on Calendar
03/05/2008Senate amendments agreed to by House (98-Y 1-N)
03/05/2008VOTE: --- ADOPTION (98-Y 1-N)
03/07/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1317ER)
03/07/2008Signed by Speaker
03/09/2008Signed by President
03/10/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1317ER)
03/27/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 675 (effective 7/1/08)