Conservation easements; agreements to obtain land, consent required, inverse condemnation. (HB738)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Agreements to obtain land for conservation easements; consent required; inverse condemnation. Provides that where the Commonwealth or any political subdivision possessing the power of eminent domain enters into an agreement to obtain a conservation easement, the Commonwealth shall first obtain the consent of all private landowners whose property would be subject to such easement, and any such landowner whose consent is not obtained shall have a cause of action against the Commonwealth for inverse condemnation. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/07/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14103358D
01/07/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/2014Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/29/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB738)
02/03/2014Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2015
02/07/2014Continued to 2015 in Courts of Justice
12/04/2014Left in Courts of Justice