Cash proffers; prohibits locality from accepting those purporting to contain waiver of legal rights. (HB1253)

Introduced By

Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Cash proffers; profferor shall not waive rights against locality.  Prohibits any locality from accepting certain proffers purporting to contain a waiver of legal rights against the locality. The bill deems any such waiver in an enacted proffer void and severable and protects any rezoning from challenge on the basis of a profferor's alleged violation of such a waiver provision. Amends § 15.2-2303.1:1, § 15.2-2303.3, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/20/2012Presented and ordered printed 12104062D
01/20/2012Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/25/2012Assigned CC & T sub: #2
02/02/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (11-Y 0-N)
02/03/2012Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2012Read first time
02/07/2012Read second time
02/07/2012Committee amendments agreed to
02/07/2012Engrossed by House as amended HB1253E
02/07/2012Printed as engrossed 12104062D-E
02/08/2012Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/08/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2012Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/28/2012Reported from Local Government (15-Y 0-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 (HB1253ER)
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 (83-Y 0-N)
04/18/2012VOTE: ADOPTION EMERGENCY (83-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/18/2012G Emergency clause added by Governor's recommendation
04/18/2012Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (35-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/18/2012G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/18/2012Reenrolled bill text (HB1253ER2)
04/18/2012Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/18/2012Signed by President as reenrolled
04/18/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 798 (effective 4/18/12)
04/18/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0798)


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 45 seconds.