Beach restoration; expedited permit. (SB307)

Introduced By

Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Beach restoration; expedited permit. Directs the Virginia Marine Resources Commission to develop an expedited process for issuing a permit for emergency sand restoration activities on a publicly owned beach. To qualify for restoration, the beach shall have been eroded by a discrete, identifiable weather event that was the subject of a local or state declaration of emergency. The bill exempts the permit process from certain provisions of the Administrative Process Act. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101833D
01/08/2016Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/14/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB307)
01/21/2016Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2016Read second time and engrossed
01/27/2016Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2016Placed on Calendar
02/03/2016Read first time
02/03/2016Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/10/2016Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2016Read second time
02/12/2016Read third time
02/12/2016Passed House (97-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/12/2016VOTE: PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/15/2016Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB307ER)
02/15/2016Signed by President
02/15/2016Signed by Speaker
02/16/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/16/16
02/16/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 23, 2016
02/16/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB307ER)
02/23/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 9 (effective 7/1/16)
02/23/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0009)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB327.