Agricultural and Forestal Districts Act; creates program administrator, review of applications. (HB2078)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Agricultural and Forestal Districts Act; administration of program. Creates a program administrator designated by the local governing body to oversee the application process under the Agricultural and Forestal Districts Act. Localities are given the authority to prescribe which maps or aerial photographs shall accompany the application, and applications are to first be reviewed by the program administrator and the advisory committee before going to the local governing body. Currently, the applications are first reviewed by the local governing body before going to the planning commission and advisory committee for their recommendations. The procedure for withdrawal of land from agricultural and forestal districts is amended to mirror the procedure for creation of a district. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11103975D
01/12/2011Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/19/2011Assigned CC & T sub: #1
01/26/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
01/28/2011Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2011Read first time
02/01/2011Read second time
02/01/2011Committee amendments agreed to
02/01/2011Engrossed by House as amended HB2078E
02/01/2011Printed as engrossed 11103975D-E
02/02/2011Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/02/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2011Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/15/2011Reported from Local Government (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2011Read third time
02/18/2011Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2078ER)
02/25/2011Signed by Speaker
02/25/2011Signed by President
03/22/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 344 (effective 7/1/11)
03/22/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0344)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1092.