Farmland Preservation, Office of; to provide technical assistance to local governments interested. (HB2565)

Introduced By

Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Lease of development rights program. Tasks the Office of Farmland Preservation to create a lease of development rights program. Under such program, properties of 10 acres and larger would be eligible to participate in a lease of development rights program whereby the property owner relinquishes "by right" development for at least seven years in exchange for a contractually agreed upon lease amount. Amends § 3.2-201, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/20/2009Committee
01/20/2009Presented and ordered printed 093965590
01/20/2009Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/22/2009Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/27/2009Assigned ACNRsub: #2 Natural Resource
01/28/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
01/30/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2565)
02/04/2009Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2009Committee substitute printed 093982590-H1
02/05/2009Read first time
02/05/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2565H1)
02/06/2009Read second time
02/06/2009Committee substitute agreed to 093982590-H1
02/06/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2565H1
02/08/2009Passed by for the day
02/09/2009Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/09/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2009Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/11/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2009Referred 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 (HB2565ER)
02/23/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2565ER)
02/24/2009Signed by Speaker
02/25/2009Signed by President
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 389 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0389)