Coastal Protection and Flooding Adaptation, Secretary for; creates position. (HB1964)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Del. Joe Lindsey (D-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Secretary for Coastal Protection and Flooding Adaptation.Creates the position of Secretary for Coastal Protection and Flooding Adaptation (the Secretary). The Secretary shall be responsible for consolidating into a single office the resources for coastal flooding threats and adaptation. The Secretary also shall be the lead in providing direction, ensuring accountability, and developing a statewide coastal flooding adaptation strategy. The Secretary, in cooperation with the Secretary of Natural Resources, shall identify sources of funding for needed implementation of strategies for coastal protection and flooding adaptation. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102063D
01/10/2017Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/16/2017Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
01/19/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/19/2017Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/23/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1964)
01/24/2017Reported from General Laws (17-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2017Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/25/2017Assigned App. sub: General Government & Capital Outlay
02/01/2017Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/08/2017Left in Appropriations