Marine Resources Commission; conveyance of easement and rights-of-way across Rappahannock River. (HB1491)

Introduced By

Del. Margaret Ransone (R-Kinsale)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Marine Resources Commission; conveyance of easement and rights-of-way; Rappahannock River. Authorizes the Virginia Marine Resources Commission to convey to Virginia Electric and Power Company (Dominion Virginia Power) an easement and rights-of-way needed for constructing and maintaining an underground electric transmission line across the Rappahannock River in Middlesex and Lancaster Counties. The bill provides that none of the right-of-way property that lies within the Baylor Survey shall be considered part of the natural oyster beds, rocks, and shoals of the Commonwealth. This bill is identical to SB 888. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/18/2018Presented and ordered printed 18104135D
01/18/2018Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/29/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1491)
01/29/2018Assigned ACNR sub: Subcommittee #2
01/31/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)
02/07/2018Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2018Committee substitute printed 18106426D-H1
02/09/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1491H1)
02/09/2018Read first time
02/12/2018Read second time
02/12/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18106426D-H1
02/12/2018Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1491H1
02/13/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/13/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/21/2018Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2018Read third time
02/26/2018Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1491ER)
02/28/2018Signed by Speaker
03/01/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1491ER)
03/03/2018Signed by President
03/06/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 6, 2018
03/06/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/19/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 349 (effective 7/1/18)
03/19/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0349)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB888.