Invasive species; Sec. of Natural Resources & of Agriculture & Forestry to develop management plan. (HB1775)

Introduced By

Del. Albert Pollard (D-Lively) with support from co-patrons Del. Bill Janis (R-Glen Allen), Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill), and Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Invasive species. Charges the Secretary of Natural Resources with the responsibility of developing an invasive species management plan to prevent the introduction of invasive species and to control and eradicate those species that are present on Virginia's lands and waters. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 093953822
01/08/2009Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/21/2009Assigned ACNRsub: #2 Natural Resource
01/21/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
01/23/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1775)
01/28/2009Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2009Committee substitute printed 093974690-H1
01/29/2009Read first time
01/30/2009Read second time
01/30/2009Committee substitute agreed to 093974690-H1
01/30/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1775H1
02/02/2009Read third time and passed House (96-Y 2-N)
02/02/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (96-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2009Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/05/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1775H1)
02/09/2009Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Passed by for the day
02/11/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2009Read third time
02/12/2009Reading of amendments waived
02/12/2009Committee amendments agreed to
02/12/2009Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/12/2009Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2009Placed on Calendar
02/16/2009Senate amendments agreed to by House (96-Y 2-N)
02/16/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (96-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1775ER)
02/17/2009Signed by Speaker
02/18/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1775ER)
02/18/2009Signed by President
02/26/2009Governor's recommendation received by House
02/26/2009Placed on Calendar
02/27/2009House concurred in Governor's recommendation (94-Y 1-N)
02/27/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (94-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2009Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2009G Governor's recommendation adopted
02/28/2009Reenrolled bill text (HB1775ER2)
02/28/2009Signed by President as reenrolled
02/28/2009Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
02/28/2009Enacted, Chapter 144 (effective 7/1/09)
02/28/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0144)
03/03/2009Enacted, Chapter 144 (effective 7/1/09)
03/03/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0144)
03/03/2009Reenrolled bill text (HB1775ER2)
03/04/2009Signed by President as reenrolled
03/06/2009Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
03/06/2009Enacted, Chapter 144 (effective 7/1/09)
03/06/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0144)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.