Battlefields; entry into an agreement to transfer certain easements. (HB61)

Introduced By

Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan) with support from co-patron Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Battlefield property; transfer of easements to United States. Directs the Secretary of Natural Resources (the Secretary) to endeavor to enter into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the United States to accomplish the transfer of the Commonwealth's easement interests in battlefield lands located within the boundaries of federal battlefield parks. The bill directs the Secretary to report on the status of the MOU to certain Senate and House committee chairmen by October 1, 2018. The bill is identical to SB 450. Amends § 10.1-2204, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
12/04/2017Committee
12/04/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101736D
12/04/2017Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/15/2018Assigned ACNR sub: Chesapeake
01/15/2018Assigned ACNRsub: Subcommittee #2
01/17/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/23/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB61)
01/24/2018Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2018Committee substitute printed 18105890D-H1
01/26/2018Read first time
01/29/2018Read second time
01/29/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18105890D-H1
01/29/2018Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB61H1
01/30/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/30/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2018Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
01/30/2018Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/30/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE 2 (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2018Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/15/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB61H1)
02/15/2018Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2018Read third time
02/20/2018Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2018Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2018Enrolled
02/22/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB61ER)
02/22/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB61ER)
02/22/2018Signed by Speaker
02/23/2018Signed by President
02/26/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 26, 2018
02/26/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 5, 2018
03/02/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 111 (effective 7/1/18)
03/02/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0111)

Video

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.