Conservation easements; private bottomland conveyed by special grant. (SB1266)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Conservation easements; private bottomland conveyed by special grant. Clarifies that riverbed property that a court has conclusively determined to be in private ownership may be the subject of a conservation easement. The bill defines "private bottomland," establishes the necessary provisions of a conservation easement in private bottomland, and provides that the owner of the bottomland may receive tax benefits for donating an easement for 10 years or more, rather than in perpetuity as current law requires. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/14/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15102152D
01/14/2015Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/20/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1266)
02/05/2015Stricken at request of Patron in Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)