Open-Space Lands Preservation Trust Fund; removes requirement to have additional local coholder. (SB1024)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Conservation easements; Open-Space Lands Preservation Trust Fund. Removes the requirement to have an additional "local coholder" of a conservation or open-space easement when grants from the Open-Space Lands Preservation Trust Fund are used to mitigate the costs of the easement. The primary holder of the easement in such cases will continue to be the Virginia Outdoors Foundation. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 083292232
01/13/2009Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/19/2009Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (35-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2009Read second time and engrossed
01/22/2009Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1024)
01/30/2009Placed on Calendar
01/30/2009Read first time
01/30/2009Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/18/2009Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2009Committee substitute printed 093150232-H1
02/19/2009Read second time
02/20/2009Read third time
02/20/2009Committee substitute agreed to 093150232-H1
02/20/2009Amendment by Delegate Ware, R. L. agreed to
02/20/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendment SB1024H1
02/20/2009Passed House with substitute with amendment (96-Y 2-N)
02/20/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (96-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2009House substitute with amendment agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2009Title replaced 093150232-H1
02/28/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1024ER)
02/28/2009Signed by President
02/28/2009Signed by Speaker
03/09/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1024ER)
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 599 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0599)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 2 minutes.