Land use permits; issued by VDOT to a company providing utility service solely for agricultural use. (HB560)

Introduced By

Del. Matt Fariss (R-Rustburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Transportation; conveyance of certain right-of-way usage. Allows the Department of Transportation, under certain circumstances, to issue land use permits to any company owning or operating an interstate natural gas pipeline or to a franchised cable television systems operator owning or operating a utility line. Currently, VDOT may issue land use permits only to public utility companies. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/06/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102441D
01/06/2014Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/23/2014Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #1
01/29/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
01/30/2014Reported from Transportation with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2014Committee substitute printed 14104090D-H1
01/31/2014Read first time
02/03/2014Read second time
02/03/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14104090D-H1
02/03/2014Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB560H1
02/04/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/04/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2014Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/19/2014Reported from Transportation with amendments (11-Y 0-N)
02/21/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/2014Read third time
02/24/2014Reading of amendments waived
02/24/2014Committee amendments agreed to
02/24/2014Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/24/2014Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/2014Placed on Calendar
02/26/2014Senate amendments agreed to by House (96-Y 1-N)
02/26/2014VOTE: ADOPTION (96-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB560ER)
03/03/2014Signed by Speaker
03/05/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB560ER)
03/06/2014Signed by President
03/24/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 277 (effective 7/1/14)
03/24/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0277)


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 55 seconds.