Virginia-recognized Indian tribes; enforcement of Uniform Statewide Building Code. (HB2283)

Introduced By

Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna) with support from co-patron Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Enforcement of the Uniform Statewide Building Code by certain state-recognized Indian tribes. Authorizes a state-recognized Indian tribe to be responsible for the enforcement of the Uniform Statewide Building Code (USBC) on any Indian reservation recognized by the Commonwealth if the Indian tribe has adopted the USBC by tribal ordinance and (i) assumed sole responsibility for existing buildings and new construction on the reservation and (ii) retained firms or individuals qualified to function as the building official for purposes of enforcing the ordinance. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/21/2015Presented and ordered printed 15102476D
01/21/2015Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/26/2015Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #1
01/27/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (5-Y 1-N)
01/29/2015Reported from General Laws with amendment (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB2283)
02/02/2015Read first time
02/03/2015Passed by for the day
02/04/2015Read second time
02/04/2015Committee amendment agreed to
02/04/2015Engrossed by House as amended HB2283E
02/04/2015Printed as engrossed 15102476D-E
02/05/2015Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/05/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB2283E)
02/06/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2015Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/16/2015Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2015Read third time
02/19/2015Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2283ER)
02/24/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB2283ER)
02/25/2015Signed by Speaker
02/26/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/26/2015Signed by President
02/26/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/26/15
02/26/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/16/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 135 (effective 7/1/15)
03/16/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0135)