State Trails Advisory Committee; established, report, sunset provision. (HB1542)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


State Trails Advisory Committee established. Establishes an advisory committee of the Department of Conservation and Recreation to assist the in developing and implementing a statewide system of attractive, sustainable, connected, and enduring trails for the perpetual use and enjoyment of citizens. The bill has a sunset date of January 1, 2021. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/06/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100865D
01/06/2015Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/19/2015Assigned ACNRsub: Natural Resources
01/28/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/29/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1542)
02/04/2015Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2015Read first time
02/06/2015Read second time and engrossed
02/09/2015Read third time and passed House (77-Y 19-N)
02/09/2015VOTE: PASSAGE (77-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2015Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/19/2015Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2015Read third time
02/24/2015Reading of amendment waived
02/24/2015Committee amendment agreed to
02/24/2015Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/24/2015Passed Senate with amendment (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2015Placed on Calendar
02/25/2015Senate amendment agreed to by House (75-Y 19-N)
02/25/2015VOTE: ADOPTION (75-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1542ER)
03/06/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1542ER)
03/06/2015Signed by Speaker
03/07/2015Signed by President
03/10/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/10/15
03/10/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/23/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 461 (effective 7/1/15)
03/23/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0461)


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.