Virginia Farmland Preservation Fund; created. (HB1725)

Introduced By

Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Office of Farmland Preservation; Virginia Farmland Preservation Fund created.  Creates the Virginia Farmland Preservation Fund, to consist of funds as may be appropriated by the General Assembly and any other moneys that may be made available from other public or private sources. The funds will be used solely for the purposes of preserving farmland in the Commonwealth and will be administered by the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Amends § 3.2-201, of the Code of Virginia.

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/10/2011Committee
01/10/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101523D
01/10/2011Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/18/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1725)
01/19/2011Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2011Read first time
01/21/2011Read second time and engrossed
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 (HB1725ER)
02/22/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1725ER)
02/22/2011Signed by Speaker
02/23/2011Signed by President
03/15/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 95 (effective 7/1/11)
03/15/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0095)

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 25 seconds.