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. Amends § 15.2-5114, 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 11100679D
  • 12/17/2010 Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
  • 01/10/2011 Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
  • 01/12/2011 Subcommittee recommends reporting (11-Y 0-N)
  • 01/19/2011 Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
  • 01/21/2011 Read first time
  • 01/24/2011 Read second time and engrossed
  • 01/25/2011 Read third time and passed House (91-Y 8-N)
  • 01/25/2011 VOTE: PASSAGE (91-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
  • 01/26/2011 Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 01/26/2011 Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
  • 02/04/2011 Assigned Courts sub: Civil
  • 02/14/2011 Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/15/2011 Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/16/2011 Read third time
  • 02/16/2011 Passed Senate (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/22/2011 Enrolled
  • 02/22/2011 Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1522ER)
  • 02/22/2011 Signed by Speaker
  • 02/23/2011 Signed by President
  • 03/26/2011 G Approved by Governor-Chapter 653 (effective 7/1/11)
  • 03/26/2011 G 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.