Historic districts; any locality that establishes or expands district shall identify all landmarks. (HB1137)

Introduced By

Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Designation of historic districts.  Provides that before any locality designates by ordinance any building, structure, district, object, or site as part of a local historic district, the owners of such property proposed for designation shall be given written notice of the public hearing on the ordinance. If a majority of the owners of the property within the proposed new local historic district or amended existing local historic district object, the locality shall not include the properties of the objecting owners in the proposed local historic district. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2012Presented and ordered printed 12102321D
01/13/2012Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/20/2012Assigned CC & T sub: #2
02/09/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (10-Y 0-N)
02/10/2012Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with substitute (19-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2012Committee substitute printed 12105296D-H1
02/12/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Read second time
02/13/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12105296D-H1
02/13/2012Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1137H1
02/14/2012Read third time and passed House (99-Y 0-N)
02/14/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/2012Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/28/2012Reported from Local Government (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2012Read third time
03/02/2012Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1137ER)
03/08/2012Signed by Speaker
03/09/2012Signed by President
04/09/2012Governor's recommendation received by House
04/17/2012Placed on Calendar
04/18/2012House concurred in Governor's recommendation (94-Y 0-N)
04/18/2012VOTE: ADOPTION (94-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/18/2012Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (36-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/18/2012G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/18/2012Reenrolled bill text (HB1137ER2)
04/18/2012Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/18/2012Signed by President as reenrolled
04/18/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 790 (effective 7/1/12)
04/18/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0790)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.