Land use proceedings; disclosures in Loudoun County. (SB532)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Herring (D-Leesburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Disclosures in land use proceedings. Requires each individual member of a governing body, planning commission, and board of zoning appeals in any proceeding before each such body involving an application for a special exception or variance or involving an application for amendment of a zoning ordinance map, which does not constitute the adoption of a comprehensive zoning plan, an ordinance applicable throughout the locality, or an application filed by the governing body that involves more than 10 parcels that are owned by different individuals, trusts, corporations, or other entities, to, prior to any hearing on the matter or at such hearing, make a full public disclosure of any business or financial relationship that such member has, or has had within the 12-month period prior to such hearing, (i) with the applicant in such case; or (ii) with the title owner, contract purchaser or lessee of the land that is the subject of the application, except, in the case of a condominium, with the title owner, contract purchaser, or lessee of 10 percent or more of the units in the condominium; or (iii) if any of the foregoing is a trustee (other than a trustee under a corporate mortgage or deed of trust securing one or more issues of corporate mortgage bonds), with any trust beneficiary having an interest in such land; or (iv) with the agent, attorney, or real estate broker of any of the foregoing. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 087056240
01/09/2008Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/05/2008Reported from Local Government with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2008Committee substitute printed 083038240-S1
02/07/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Read second time
02/08/2008Reading of substitute waived
02/08/2008Committee substitute agreed to 083038240-S1
02/08/2008Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB532S1
02/08/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Communicated to House
02/13/2008Placed on Calendar
02/13/2008Read first time
02/13/2008Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/22/2008Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (19-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2008Read second time
02/26/2008Passed by for the day
02/27/2008Passed by for the day
02/28/2008Read third time
02/28/2008Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/28/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
03/03/2008Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB532ER)
03/03/2008Signed by Speaker
03/04/2008Signed by President
03/10/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 532 (effective 7/1/08)
03/17/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0532)