HB951: Blackwater River; designates a portion as component of State Scenic Rivers System.


HOUSE BILL NO. 951
AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE
(Proposed by the House Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
on January 20, 2010)
(Patrons Prior to Substitute--Delegates Jones, Barlow [HB 890], and Tyler [HB 136])
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding in Chapter 4 of Title 10.1 a section numbered 10.1-418.6, relating to scenic rivers.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding in Chapter 4 of Title 10.1 a section numbered 10.1-418.6 as follows:

? 10.1-418.6. Blackwater State Scenic River.

The Blackwater River in Isle of Wight and Southampton Counties and the Cities of Franklin and Suffolk, from Proctor's Bridge at Route 621 to its confluence with the Nottoway River at the North Carolina line, a distance of approximately 56 miles, is hereby designated a component of the Virginia Scenic Rivers System. Nothing in this section shall preclude the Commonwealth or a local governing body from constructing, reconstructing, or performing necessary maintenance on any transportation project.

HOUSE BILL NO. 951
Offered January 13, 2010
Prefiled January 13, 2010
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding in Chapter 4 of Title 10.1 a section numbered 10.1-418.6, relating to scenic rivers.
Patron-- Jones

Committee Referral Pending

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding in Chapter 4 of Title 10.1 a section numbered 10.1-418.6 as follows:

§ 10.1-418.6. Blackwater State Scenic River.

The Blackwater River in Isle of Wight and Southampton Counties and the Cities of Franklin and Suffolk, from Proctor's Bridge at Route 621 to its confluence with the Nottoway River at the North Carolina line, a distance of approximately 56 miles, is hereby designated a component of the Virginia Scenic Rivers System. Nothing in this section shall preclude the Commonwealth or a local governing body from constructing, reconstructing, or performing necessary maintenance on any road or bridge.