Water and waste authorities; eminent domain powers. (HB1522)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Water and Waste Authorities; eminent domain powers.  Amends the current law so that water and waste authorities have the power to exercise eminent domain as set out in Chapter 2 ( 25.1-200 et seq.) or Chapter 3 ( 25.1-300 et seq.) of Title 25.1 of the Code of Virginia, rather than with the same authority as is vested in the Commonwealth Transportation Commissioner. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/17/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100679D
12/17/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/2011Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
01/12/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (11-Y 0-N)
01/19/2011Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2011Read first time
01/24/2011Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2011Read third time and passed House (91-Y 8-N)
01/25/2011VOTE: PASSAGE (91-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
01/26/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/04/2011Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/14/2011Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2011Read third time
02/16/2011Passed Senate (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1522ER)
02/22/2011Signed by Speaker
02/23/2011Signed by President
03/26/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 653 (effective 7/1/11)
03/26/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0653)


This bill mentions King George.


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 2 minutes.