Sand replenishment; sand or other material placed on bottomlands to provide for beach nourishment. (HB390)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach) with support from 6 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Glenn Davis (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Scott Taylor (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Ron Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach), Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach), Sen. Jeff McWaters (R-Virginia Beach), Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Sand replenishment. Provides that when sand or other material is placed on state-owned bottomlands seaward of the mean low-water mark in order to provide beach nourishment or storm protection or as a result of a dredging project,the deposited material shall be deemed accretion. The public has a right of use and maintenance of the area as previously existed on the adjacent land above the mean low-water mark. Amends § 28.2-1202, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/03/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100708D
01/03/2014Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/10/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB390)
01/15/2014Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2014Read first time
01/17/2014Read second time and engrossed
01/20/2014Read third time and passed House (95-Y 0-N 1-A)
01/20/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/21/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
01/21/2014Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/13/2014Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/18/2014Read third time
02/18/2014Reading of amendments waived
02/18/2014Committee amendments agreed to
02/18/2014Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/18/2014Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N)
02/19/2014Placed on Calendar
02/20/2014Passed by for the day
02/21/2014Senate amendments agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/21/2014VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/25/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB390ER)
02/25/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB390ER)
02/25/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate reprinted (HB390ER)
02/25/2014Signed by Speaker
02/27/2014Signed by President
03/17/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 234 (effective 7/1/14)
03/17/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0234)