Land conservation practices; information management. (SB346)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Land conservation practices; information management.  Requires the Secretaries of Agriculture and Forestry and Natural Resources to develop a strategy for a database of acreage maintained pursuant to land conservation and on-site best management practices. To the extent possible or appropriate, the database shall (i) be uniform in content and format to applications in the other states of the Chesapeake Bay watershed, (ii) maintain the confidentiality of information, and (iii) use existing methods of data collection. Amends § 2.2-220.3, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102542D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/20/2010Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2010Rereferred to Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/25/2010Committee substitute printed 10104498D-S1
01/25/2010Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2010Read second time
01/27/2010Reading of substitute waived
01/27/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10104498D-S1
01/27/2010Emergency clause added
01/27/2010Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB346S1
01/28/2010Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2010Placed on Calendar
02/03/2010Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/17/2010Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with amendment (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2010Read second time
02/19/2010Read third time
02/19/2010Committee amendment agreed to
02/19/2010Engrossed by House as amended
02/19/2010Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
02/19/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2010House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB346ER)
03/01/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB346ER)
03/01/2010Signed by Speaker
03/02/2010Signed by President
03/12/2010Governor's recommendation received by Senate
03/12/2010Placed on Calendar
03/12/2010Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/13/2010Enacted, Chapter 172 (effective 7/1/10)
03/13/2010Passed by temporarily
03/13/2010House concurred in Governor's recommendation (95-Y 0-N)
03/13/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION EMERGENCY (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/13/2010G Governor's recommendation adopted
03/13/2010Reenrolled bill text (SB346ER2)
03/13/2010Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
03/13/2010Signed by President as reenrolled
03/13/2010Enacted, Chapter 172 (effective 3/13/10)
03/13/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0172)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 4 clips in all, totaling 3 minutes.