Community improvement districts; any locality may by ordinance create. (HB1210)

Introduced By

Del. Daun Hester (D-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Community Improvement District. Allows for the creation of a Community Improvement District in any city by ordinance or upon the petition of 50 voters of the proposed district. The bill provides that the city's governing board will have all of the powers with respect to the district that it has with respect to a standard service district. The bill also requires that if the city contracts for any government services on behalf of the district, it shall do so with a nonprofit corporation a majority of whose board members own property in the district. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/17/2014Presented and ordered printed 14103692D
01/17/2014Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/20/2014Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #2
02/07/2014Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with substitute (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2014Committee substitute printed 14104638D-H1
02/08/2014Read first time
02/10/2014Read second time
02/10/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14104638D-H1
02/10/2014Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1210H1
02/11/2014Read third time and passed House (75-Y 24-N)
02/11/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (75-Y 24-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2014Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/25/2014Reported from Local Government (15-Y 0-N)
02/27/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/28/2014Read third time
02/28/2014Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/05/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1210ER)
03/05/2014Signed by Speaker
03/08/2014Signed by President
04/06/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 736 (effective 7/1/14)
04/06/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0736)


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 2 minutes.