Marine tourism activity liability; uses similar language from Agritourism Activity Liability Act. (HB1623)

Introduced By

Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac) with support from co-patron Del. Albert Pollard (D-Lively)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Agritourism and marine tourism activity liability. Uses similar language from the Agritourism Activity Liability Act, passed in 2006, for marine tourism activities conducted by commercial fishermen. Currently, only agritourism activities on land are covered by that act, although aquaculture is included as an agritourism activity. Amends § 28.2-1105, § 28.2-1107, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
12/02/2008Committee
12/02/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 093904596
12/02/2008Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/26/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1623)
01/28/2009Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2009Read first time
01/30/2009Read second time and engrossed
02/02/2009Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/02/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2009Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/02/2009Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/02/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2009Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/16/2009Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2009Read third time
02/18/2009Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2009Enrolled
02/23/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1623ER)
02/23/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1623ER)
02/24/2009Signed by Speaker
02/25/2009Signed by President
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 329 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0329)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 40 seconds.