Development rights; allows Albemarle County to enact an ordinance for severance and transfer. (HB991)

Introduced By

Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville) with support from co-patron Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Transfer of development rights. Permits the severance and transfer of development rights from a sending property without requiring those rights to be immediately affixed to a specific receiving property. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 081063432
01/08/2008Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/08/2008Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with substitute (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Committee substitute printed 082068432-H1
02/09/2008Read first time
02/11/2008Read second time
02/11/2008Committee substitute agreed to 082068432-H1
02/11/2008Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB991H1
02/12/2008Read third time and passed House (97-Y 1-N)
02/12/2008VOTE: --- PASSAGE (97-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2008Communicated to Senate
02/13/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/13/2008Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/19/2008Reported from Local Government with substitute (15-Y 0-N)
02/20/2008Committee substitute printed 082072432-S1
02/21/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/22/2008Read third time
02/22/2008Reading of substitute waived
02/22/2008Committee substitute agreed to 082072432-S1
02/22/2008Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB991S1
02/22/2008Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/2008Placed on Calendar
02/26/2008Senate substitute agreed to by House (96-Y 0-N)
02/26/2008Senate substitute agreed to by House 082072432-S1 (96-Y 0-N)
02/26/2008VOTE: --- ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N)
02/28/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB991ER)
02/28/2008Signed by Speaker
03/02/2008Signed by President
03/07/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 440 (effective 7/1/08)
03/07/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 440 (effective - see bill)
03/14/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0440)