Invasive species; Sec. of Nat. Resources, etc., to develop a plan to prevent introduction thereof. (SB1211)

Introduced By

Sen. Fred Quayle (R-Suffolk) with support from co-patron Sen. Robert Hurt (R-Chatham)


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


01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 093955822
01/13/2009Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/23/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1211)
01/26/2009Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2009Committee substitute printed 093979308-S1
01/27/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2009Read second time
01/28/2009Reading of substitute waived
01/28/2009Committee substitute agreed to 093979308-S1
01/28/2009Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1211S1
01/29/2009Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1211S1)
02/13/2009Placed on Calendar
02/13/2009Read first time
02/13/2009Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/18/2009Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with amendments (18-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2009Read second time
02/20/2009Read third time
02/20/2009Committee amendments agreed to
02/20/2009Engrossed by House as amended
02/20/2009Passed House with amendments (98-Y 2-N)
02/20/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (98-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2009House amendments agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1211ER)
02/28/2009Signed by Speaker
03/04/2009Signed by President
03/09/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1211ER)
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 619 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0619)


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 3 minutes.