Boards of zoning appeals; when actions may be taken. (HB1637)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg) with support from co-patron Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Boards of zoning appeals; when actions may be taken. Allows local boards of zoning appeals to take action when a majority of those present and voting vote. Maintains the requirement that a quorum be present to initiate a hearing. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 094340468
12/09/2008Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/20/2009Assigned CC & T sub: 2
01/22/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting
01/23/2009Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2009Read first time
01/27/2009Read second time and engrossed
01/28/2009Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/28/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
01/29/2009Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/17/2009Reported from Local Government with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2009Committee substitute printed 097696468-S1
02/19/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2009Read third time
02/20/2009Committee substitute rejected 097696468-S1
02/20/2009Floor substitute printed 092094333-S2 (Stuart)
02/20/2009Reading of substitute waived
02/20/2009Substitute by Senator Stuart agreed to 092094333-S2
02/20/2009Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2009Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute HB1637S2
02/20/2009Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (37-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2009Passed by for the day
02/23/2009Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute HB1637S2
02/23/2009Read third time
02/23/2009Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2009Placed on Calendar
02/25/2009Senate substitute agreed to by House 092094333-S2 (97-Y 0-N)
02/25/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1637ER)
03/05/2009Signed by President
03/06/2009Signed by Speaker
03/30/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 734 (effective 7/1/09)
03/30/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0734)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 3 minutes.