Duty of care; owners of privately owned airports, etc. used to operate aircraft exempt therefrom. (HB2484)

Introduced By

Del. Frank Hargrove (R-Glen Allen)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Duty of care. Expands to owners of privately owned airports, heliports, and landing areas that would be used to operate aircraft or ultralight vehicles an exemption from the duty of care provision if the landowner does not charge a fee to use his property. Under the bill owners of such airports, flying fields, or heliports would not assume responsibility for or incur liability for certain negligent acts. Read the Bill »


02/25/2009: Passed the Senate


01/14/2009Presented and ordered printed 098625532
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
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
02/09/2009Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (8-Y 7-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
02/12/2009Motion to rerefer to committee agreed to
02/12/2009Rereferred to Courts of Justice
02/17/2009Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/23/2009Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (13-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2009Read third time
02/25/2009Reading of amendment waived
02/25/2009Committee amendment rejected
02/25/2009Reading of amendments waived
02/25/2009Amendments by Senator Obenshain agreed to
02/25/2009Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/25/2009Passed Senate with amendments (24-Y 15-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (0-Y 97-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2009Placed on Calendar
02/26/2009Senate amendments rejected by House (0-Y 97-N)
02/26/2009VOTE: --- REJECTED (0-Y 97-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2009Senate insisted on amendments (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2009Senate requested conference committee
02/26/2009House acceded to request
02/26/2009Conferees appointed by House
02/26/2009Delegates: Hargrove, Morgan, Plum
02/26/2009Conferees appointed by Senate
02/26/2009Senators: Puckett, Hanger, Reynolds
02/28/2009No further action taken
02/28/2009Failed to pass in House


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.