Center for Rural Virginia; expansion and promotion of agricultural opportunities. (HB582)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Agri-tourism Incentives Act; penalty. Creates the Agri-tourism Incentives Act to allow qualified farm businesses to have restaurants and provide overnight accommodations on rural or agriculturally zoned land under certain conditions. The bill would also permit a locality to provide certain tax incentives and regulatory flexibility to each qualified farm business located in the locality.

The Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is tasked with administering this new program. Amends § 2.2-2723, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/12/2010Committee
01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10103728D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/20/2010Assigned ACNRsub: #1 Agriculture
01/20/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB582)
02/01/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
02/03/2010Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2010Committee substitute printed 10104765D-H1
02/04/2010Read first time
02/08/2010Read second time
02/08/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10104765D-H1
02/08/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB582H1
02/09/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/09/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2010Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/22/2010Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2010Read third time
02/24/2010Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2010Enrolled
03/02/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB582ER)
03/02/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB582ER)
03/02/2010Signed by Speaker
03/03/2010Signed by President
04/13/2010Governor's recommendation received by House
04/20/2010Placed on Calendar
04/21/2010House concurred in Governor's recommendation (95-Y 0-N)
04/21/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/21/2010Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/21/2010G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/21/2010Reenrolled
04/21/2010Reenrolled bill text (HB582ER2)
04/21/2010Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/21/2010Signed by President as reenrolled
04/21/2010Enacted, Chapter 833 (effective 7/1/10)
04/21/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0833)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB347.