Water authorities, sewer authorities, etc.; specified as political subdivisions of State. (HB1521)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Authorities as political subdivisions.  Specifies that water authorities, sewer authorities, sewage disposal authorities, stormwater control authorities, and refuse collection and disposal authorities are political subdivisions of the Commonwealth. Amends § 15.2-5102, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


  • 12/17/2010 Committee
  • 12/17/2010 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100680D
  • 12/17/2010 Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
  • 01/17/2011 Assigned CC & T sub: #1
  • 01/19/2011 Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
  • 01/21/2011 Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
  • 01/24/2011 Read first time
  • 01/25/2011 Read second time and engrossed
  • 01/26/2011 Read third time and passed House (95-Y 4-N)
  • 01/26/2011 VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
  • 01/27/2011 Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 01/27/2011 Referred to Committee on Local Government
  • 02/15/2011 Reported from Local Government (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/17/2011 Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/18/2011 Read third time
  • 02/18/2011 Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/25/2011 Enrolled
  • 02/25/2011 Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1521ER)
  • 02/25/2011 Signed by Speaker
  • 02/25/2011 Signed by President
  • 03/16/2011 G Approved by Governor-Chapter 199 (effective 7/1/11)
  • 03/16/2011 G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0199)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 1 minute.