Development rights program; Board of Farmland Preservation to create lease. (HB848)

Introduced By

Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan) with support from co-patron Del. Ed Scott (R-Culpeper)

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 20 acres and larger and that are enrolled in "land use" taxation programs, 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. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 081003544
01/08/2008Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/18/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB848)
01/23/2008Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2008Read first time
01/25/2008Read second time
01/25/2008Committee amendments agreed to
01/25/2008Engrossed by House as amended HB848E
01/25/2008Printed as engrossed 081003544-E
01/28/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/28/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2008Communicated to Senate
01/29/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
01/29/2008Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/07/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB848E)
02/18/2008Continued to 2009 in Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
12/05/2008Left in Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources