Voluntary boundary agreements within Loudoun County; attachment of GIS map. (SB78)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer Wexton (D-Leesburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Boundary agreement between Loudoun County and any town within Loudoun County; attachment of GIS map to petitions. Allows Loudoun County and any town located within Loudoun County, in adopting a voluntary boundary agreement, to attach to their petitions to the circuit court a Geographic Information System (GIS) map depicting the boundary change. Under current law, such use of a GIS map is permitted only regarding the boundary between the Counties of Louisa and Goochland. The bill contains a technical amendment. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/21/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101904D
12/21/2015Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/13/2016Impact statement from DHCD (SB78)
01/19/2016Reported from Local Government (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2016Read second time
01/25/2016Reading of amendments waived
01/25/2016Amendments by Senator Wexton agreed to
01/25/2016Engrossed by Senate as amended SB78E
01/25/2016Printed as engrossed 16101904D-E
01/26/2016Impact statement from DHCD (SB78E)
01/26/2016Read 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 Counties, Cities and Towns
02/16/2016Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #1
02/17/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting (11-Y 0-N)
02/19/2016Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2016Read second time
02/23/2016Read third time
02/23/2016Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/23/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2016Reconsideration of House passage agreed to by House
02/23/2016Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/23/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE #2 (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2016Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB78ER)
02/24/2016Signed by Speaker
02/25/2016Signed by President
02/25/2016Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/25/16
02/25/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 3, 2016
03/01/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 153 (effective 7/1/16)
03/01/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0153)