Dam safety; DCR to award grants to local government and private entity for dam break analysis, etc. (HB1320)

Introduced By

Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Dam safety.  Authorizes the Director of the Department of Conservation and Recreation, with the approval of the Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Board, to award grants from the Dam Safety, Flood Prevention and Protection Assistance Fund to local governments and private entities for dam break analysis, the mapping and digitization of dam break inundation zones, and incremental damage analysis. Currently, only local governments are eligible to receive grants. The bill also establishes the Dam Safety Administrative Fund, which is capitalized with moneys from the dam application permit fees. The moneys in the fund are to be used for administration of the dam safety program. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/22/2010Presented and ordered printed 10103947D
01/22/2010Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/25/2010Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/27/2010Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2010Read first time
01/29/2010Read second time and engrossed
01/29/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB1320)
02/01/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/01/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2010Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/08/2010Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2010Read third time
02/10/2010Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1320ER)
02/17/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB1320ER)
02/17/2010Signed by Speaker
02/18/2010Signed by President
02/26/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 13 (effective 7/1/10)
02/26/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0013)


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 1 minute.