Dams, certain; liability of owners. (HB1034)

Introduced By

Del. Bobby Orrock (R-Thornburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Liability of owners of certain dams. Protects owners of land upon which dams that are owned, maintained, or operated by soil and water conservation districts are situated from liability for damages to the property of others or the injury to persons resulting from the failure of the dam. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14103227D
01/08/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB1034)
01/16/2014Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
01/20/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB1034)
01/27/2014Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2014Read first time
01/30/2014Read second time
01/30/2014Committee amendments agreed to
01/30/2014Engrossed by House as amended HB1034E
01/30/2014Printed as engrossed 14103227D-E
01/31/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
01/31/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2014Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/04/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB1034E)
02/13/2014Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/18/2014Read third time
02/18/2014Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1034ER)
02/20/2014Signed by Speaker
02/22/2014Signed by President
02/24/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB1034ER)
03/05/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 146 (effective 7/1/14)
03/05/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0146)


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 3 minutes.