Eminent domain; definitions of lost access and lost profits, determining compensation. (HB1035)

Introduced By

Del. Johnny Joannou (D-Portsmouth) with support from co-patrons Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Anne Crockett-Stark (R-Wytheville), Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond), Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan), and Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Eminent domain; lost profits and access.  Provides definitions for the terms "lost profits" and "lost access" and how to determine the amount of just compensation, which includes lost profits and lost access resulting from the taking, that must be paid for property taken by eminent domain. The bill has a contingent effective date of January 1, 2013, provided that the voters approve an amendment to Section 11 of Article I of the Constitution of Virginia at the 2012 November election. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103657D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/17/2012Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
02/01/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB1035)
02/01/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (5-Y 2-N)
02/03/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (13-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2012Committee substitute printed 12105097D-H1
02/03/2012Substitute bill reprinted 12105097D-H1
02/03/2012Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/06/2012Incorporates HB537
02/06/2012Incorporates HB597
02/10/2012Reported from Appropriations with substitute (17-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2012Committee substitute printed 12105267D-H2
02/12/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Read second time
02/13/2012Courts of Justice Committee substitute rejected 12105097D-H1
02/13/2012Appropriations Committee substitute agreed to 12105267D-H2
02/13/2012Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1035H2
02/14/2012Read third time and passed House (77-Y 22-N)
02/14/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (77-Y 22-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/22/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB1035H2)
02/22/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2012Read third time
02/27/2012Reading of amendments waived
02/27/2012Committee amendments agreed to
02/27/2012Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/27/2012Passed Senate with amendments (24-Y 16-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2012Placed on Calendar
02/29/2012Senate amendments agreed to by House (77-Y 19-N)
02/29/2012VOTE: ADOPTION (77-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1035ER)
03/06/2012Signed by Speaker
03/08/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB1035ER)
03/08/2012Signed by President
04/09/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 699 (effective - see bill)
04/09/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0699)


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 5 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB597 and SB437.