Open-space land; expands definition. (HB1621)

Introduced By

Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Open-space land.  Expands the definition of open-space land in the Open-Space Land Act to include agricultural and forestal lands used for the production of food and other agricultural and forestal products. Amends § 10.1-1700, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/10/2011Committee
01/10/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101857D
01/10/2011Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/18/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1621)
01/19/2011Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with amendment (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2011Read first time
01/21/2011Read second time
01/21/2011Committee amendment agreed to
01/21/2011Engrossed by House as amended HB1621E
01/21/2011Printed as engrossed 11101857D-E
01/24/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1621E)
01/24/2011Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
01/24/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
01/25/2011Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/14/2011Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (13-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 (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2011Enrolled
02/22/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1621ER)
02/22/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1621ER)
02/22/2011Signed by Speaker
02/23/2011Signed by President
03/15/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 85 (effective 7/1/11)
03/15/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0085)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 35 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1104.