Wetlands; board shall give credit for in-lieu fee payments made to VA Aquatic Resources Trust Fund. (HB572)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach) with support from 7 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Glenn Davis (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Rick Morris (R-Carrollton), Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Scott Taylor (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Ron Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach), Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Wetlands zoning ordinance; local credit for in-lieu fees. Adds to the standard coastal wetland zoning ordinance a requirement that a local wetlands board give a permit applicant credit toward local in-lieu fees in the amount of the fee he has paid to the Virginia Wetlands Restoration Trust Fund or another dedicated wetlands restoration fund. The bill makes technical changes. Amends § 28.2-1302, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101797D
01/07/2014Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/13/2014Assigned ACNRsub: Chesapeake
01/16/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
01/20/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB572)
01/22/2014Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2014Committee substitute printed 14103905D-H1
01/23/2014Read first time
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB572)
01/24/2014Read second time
01/24/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14103905D-H1
01/24/2014Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB572H1
01/27/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/2014Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/27/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
01/27/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2014Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/30/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB572H1)
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 (HB572ER)
02/20/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB572ER)
02/20/2014Signed by Speaker
02/22/2014Signed by President
03/05/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 131 (effective 7/1/14)
03/05/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0131)


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 5 minutes.