Stormwater control and water or waste systems; allows Governor to disclaim rights, etc., of State. (SB1471)

Introduced By

Sen. Dick Saslaw (D-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Real property; Commonwealth's title. Allows the Governor, at the request of the user and with the concurrence of the Attorney General, to disclaim any and all rights, title, and interest of the Commonwealth in and to lands used for stormwater control systems or water or waste systems if there is no greater public need or purpose than such use. Such disclaimer shall be filed with the appropriate court and shall have the legal force and effect of disclaiming, releasing, and renouncing all of the right, title, and interest of the Commonwealth in and to such lands. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/21/2009Presented and ordered printed 098734324
01/21/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/22/2009Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/02/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1471)
02/02/2009Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2009Committee substitute printed 093131324-S1
02/03/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2009Read second time
02/04/2009Reading of substitute waived
02/04/2009Committee substitute agreed to 093131324-S1
02/04/2009Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1471S1
02/05/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1471S1)
02/05/2009Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2009Placed on Calendar
02/09/2009Read first time
02/09/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2009Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/16/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
02/18/2009Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2009Read second time
02/23/2009Passed by for the day
02/24/2009Read third time
02/24/2009Committee amendment agreed to
02/24/2009Engrossed by House as amended
02/24/2009Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2009House amendment agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1471ER)
03/10/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1471ER)
03/10/2009Signed by President
03/11/2009Signed by Speaker
03/30/2009Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/07/2009Placed on Calendar
04/08/2009Enacted, Chapter 860 (effective 7/1/09)
04/08/2009Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/08/2009House concurred in Governor's recommendation (99-Y 0-N)
04/08/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/08/2009G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/08/2009Reenrolled bill text (SB1471ER2)
04/08/2009Signed by President as reenrolled
04/08/2009Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/08/2009Enacted, Chapter 861(effective 7/1/09)
04/08/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0861)
04/14/2009Reenrolled bill text (SB1471ER2)


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 40 seconds.