Dam Safety, Flood Prevention and Protection Assistance Fund; grants from Fund. (HB1562)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg) with support from co-patrons Del. Matt Fariss (R-Rustburg), Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge), and Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Dam Safety, Flood Prevention and Protection Assistance Fund. Authorizes the Director of the Department of Conservation and Recreation to disburse moneys from the Fund in the form of grants to common interest communities, as defined in 54.1-2345, that own dams in order to protect public safety and welfare. The grants can be used for the design, repair, and the safety modifications of dams identified in safety reports. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/30/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102065D
12/30/2016Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/11/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1562)
01/12/2017Assigned ACNR sub: Natural Resources
01/18/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (4-Y 3-N)
01/25/2017Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2017Committee substitute printed 17104371D-H1
01/26/2017Read first time
01/27/2017Read second time
01/27/2017Committee substitute agreed to 17104371D-H1
01/27/2017Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1562H1
01/27/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1562H1)
01/30/2017Read third time and passed House (91-Y 7-N)
01/30/2017VOTE: PASSAGE (91-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2017Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/02/2017Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2017Read third time
02/07/2017Reading of amendments waived
02/07/2017Committee amendments agreed to
02/07/2017Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/07/2017Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2017Placed on Calendar
02/09/2017Senate amendments agreed to by House (91-Y 8-N)
02/09/2017VOTE: ADOPTION (91-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1562ER)
02/13/2017Signed by Speaker
02/13/2017Signed by President
02/14/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/14/17
02/14/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 21, 2017
02/17/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1562ER)
02/21/2017Governor's recommendation received by House
02/23/2017Placed on Calendar
02/23/2017House concurred in Governor's recommendation (100-Y 0-N)
02/23/2017VOTE: ADOPTION (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 245 (effective 7/1/17)
02/24/2017Enacted, Chapter 245 (effective 7/1/16)
02/24/2017Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2017G Governor's recommendation adopted
02/24/2017Reenrolled bill text (HB1562ER2)
02/24/2017Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
02/24/2017Signed by President as reenrolled
02/24/2017Enacted, Chapter 245 (effective 7/1/17)
02/24/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0245)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.