Demolition of historic structures, cemeteries and graves; civil penalty. (SB766)

Introduced By

Sen. Chuck Colgan (D-Manassas)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Demolition of historic structures and areas; civil penalty. Authorizes a civil penalty for the demolition of a building or structure designated as an historic area, cemetery or grave without the approval of the architectural review board or the governing body of the county. The bill also includes in the amount of the civil penalty the value of a plan for data recovery that has been approved by the Department of Historic Resources. The bill defines plan for data recovery as the process of retrieving and documenting historical information from an archaeological or architectural resource or resources, a landscape, or a cemetery. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/18/2008Presented and ordered printed 088692212
01/18/2008Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/30/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB766)
02/05/2008Reported from Local Government with amendments (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Read second time
02/08/2008Reading of amendments waived
02/08/2008Committee amendments rejected
02/08/2008Floor substitute printed 083043212-S1 (Colgan)
02/08/2008Reading of substitute waived
02/08/2008Substitute by Senator Colgan agreed to 083043212-S1
02/08/2008Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute SB766S1
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
02/15/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB766S1)
02/29/2008Continued to 2009 in Counties, Cities and Towns