Banister River; designates a portion of as a component of Virginia Scenic Rivers System. (HB2220)

Introduced By

Del. James Edmunds (R-South Boston) with support from co-patrons Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville), and Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Banister River; state scenic river. Designates a 38.4-mile segment of the Banister River as a state scenic river. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2013Presented and ordered printed 13103205D
01/11/2013Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/16/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2220)
01/23/2013Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2013Read first time
01/25/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/28/2013Read third time and passed House (78-Y 21-N)
01/28/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (78-Y 21-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/29/2013Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/07/2013Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with amendments (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2013Read third time
02/12/2013Reading of amendments waived
02/12/2013Committee amendments agreed to
02/12/2013Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/12/2013Passed Senate with amendments (30-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2013Placed on Calendar
02/14/2013Senate amendments agreed to by House (74-Y 25-N)
02/14/2013VOTE: ADOPTION (74-Y 25-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2220ER)
02/20/2013Signed by Speaker
02/20/2013Signed by President
02/21/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2220ER)
03/14/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 352 (effective 7/1/13)
03/14/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0352)


This bill mentions Halifax, Pittsylvania, Marshall.


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.