Southwest Regional Recreation Authority; localities may allocate portion of civil penalties. (HB846)

Introduced By

Del. Will Morefield (R-North Tazewell) with support from co-patrons Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), and Del. Dave Nutter (R-Christiansburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Southwest Regional Recreation Authority; civil penalties.  Grants localities within the Southwest Regional Recreation Area the authority to allocate civil penalties to the Southwest Regional Recreation Authority. This legislation also clarifies that the civil penalties paid by individuals who violate any of the rules adopted by the board are to be allocated to the Southwest Regional Recreational Authority. The changes further provide that in lieu of the $100 civil penalty, a person who is found to have violated the rules adopted by the board may grant property easements to the Authority. Read the Bill »


02/26/2010: Passed the Senate


01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10103056D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/21/2010Assigned CC & T sub: #1
02/10/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
02/12/2010Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2010Committee substitute printed 10105330D-H1
02/14/2010Read first time
02/15/2010Read second time
02/15/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10105330D-H1
02/15/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB846H1
02/16/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/16/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/17/2010Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/23/2010Reported from Local Government with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2010Committee substitute printed 10105551D-S1
02/25/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2010Read third time
02/26/2010Reading of substitute waived
02/26/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10105551D-S1
02/26/2010Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB846S1
02/26/2010Passed Senate with substitute (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2010Placed on Calendar
03/02/2010Senate substitute agreed to by House 10105551D-S1 (98-Y 0-N)
03/02/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2010Reconsideration of Senate substitute agreed to by House
03/02/2010Passed by for the day
03/03/2010VOTE: --- REJECTED (1-Y 96-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2010Senate substitute rejected by House 10105551D-S1 (1-Y 96-N)
03/03/2010VOTE: ---REJECTED (1-Y 96-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2010Senate insisted on substitute (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2010Senate requested conference committee
03/08/2010House acceded to request
03/09/2010Conferees appointed by Senate
03/09/2010Senators: Puckett, Deeds, Ruff
03/09/2010Conferees appointed by House
03/09/2010Delegates: Morefield, Crockett-Stark, Kory
03/14/2010No further action taken
03/14/2010Failed to pass in House

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB379.