Oyster grounds; condemnation. (HB1092)

Introduced By

Del. Margaret Ransone (R-Kinsale)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Condemnation of oyster grounds. Prohibits localities from exercising the right of eminent domain to condemn privately leased riparian and general oyster planting grounds. These planting grounds are assigned to persons under a lease agreement approved by the Virginia Marine Resources Commission. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2014Presented and ordered printed 14103535D
01/09/2014Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/16/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB1092)
01/20/2014Assigned ACNRsub: Chesapeake
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB1092)
01/30/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (4-Y 0-N)
02/05/2014Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with amendments (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2014Read first time
02/07/2014Read second time
02/07/2014Committee amendments agreed to
02/07/2014Engrossed by House as amended HB1092E
02/07/2014Printed as engrossed 14103535D-E
02/10/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/10/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB1092E)
02/11/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2014Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/27/2014Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
03/04/2014Read third time
03/04/2014Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/06/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1092ER)
03/06/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB1092ER)
03/06/2014Signed by Speaker
03/09/2014Signed by President
04/04/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 591 (effective 7/1/14)
04/04/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0591)


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.