Seedlings; State Forester to furnish those grown in nurseries to State without expense, etc. (HB2069)

Introduced By

Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patrons Del. Matt Fariss (R-Rustburg), Del. Ed Scott (R-Culpeper), Del. Michael Webert (R-Marshall), and Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Sale of seedlings. Authorizes the State Forester to sell seedlings grown in nurseries established by the State Forester to the Commonwealth as well as to private individuals. The terms and conditions of the sale and the price of the seedlings will be set by the State Forester. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13103621D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/16/2013Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2013Read first time
01/18/2013Read first time
01/18/2013Read second time
01/18/2013Committee amendment agreed to
01/18/2013Engrossed by House as amended HB2069E
01/18/2013Printed as engrossed 13103621D-E
01/21/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (87-Y 0-N)
01/21/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (87-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/22/2013Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/25/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2069E)
02/07/2013Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2013Read third time
02/12/2013Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2069ER)
02/18/2013Signed by Speaker
02/19/2013Signed by President
02/22/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2069ER)
03/06/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 124 (effective 7/1/13)
03/06/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0124)


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 1 minute.