Eminent domain; limitations, property right of quiet and peaceful enjoyment. (SB665)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Limitations on eminent domain; right of quiet and peaceful enjoyment. Recognizes the property right of quiet and peaceful enjoyment and provides that just compensation is owed to the owner of property subject to condemnation when quiet and peaceful enjoyment is taken or damaged. This bill is in response to the decision of the Supreme Court of Virginia in Byler v. VEPCO, 284 Va. 501, 731 S.E.2d 916 (2012). Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/17/2014Presented and ordered printed 14103040D
01/17/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/03/2014Continued to 2015 in Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
12/04/2014Left in Courts of Justice