Open-space land; expands definition. (SB1104)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


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. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11102816D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/18/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1104)
01/24/2011Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2011Read second time
01/26/2011Reading of amendment waived
01/26/2011Committee amendment agreed to
01/26/2011Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1104E
01/26/2011Printed as engrossed 11102816D-E
01/27/2011Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Placed on Calendar
02/07/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/08/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1104E)
02/09/2011Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2011Read second time
02/11/2011Read third time
02/11/2011Passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
02/11/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1104ER)
02/15/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1104ER)
02/15/2011Signed by Speaker
02/16/2011Signed by President
03/15/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 159 (effective 7/1/11)
03/15/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0159)


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 40 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1621.