Coastal flooding adaptation and resiliency report; JLARC to study. (HJ27)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Del. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-Fairfax Station)

Progress

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

Description

Study; JLARC; ongoing efforts throughout the Commonwealth with regard to coastal flooding adaptation and resiliency; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC) to study ongoing efforts throughout the Commonwealth with regard to coastal flooding adaptation and resiliency. The resolution directs JLARC, in conducting its study, to (i) conduct an assessment of the economic exposure of the Commonwealth from a natural disaster; (ii) conduct a comprehensive review of state resources currently available to businesses following a natural disaster; (iii) assess the adequacy and effectiveness of the Commonwealth's coastal flooding and adaptation development programs, particularly in Hampton Roads, the Peninsula, and the Northern Neck; (iv) assess how effectively the state and local governments develop, manage, and oversee coastal flooding and adaptation practices and strategies; (v) examine best practices and strategies used by the public and private sectors in other states and other countries to manage and "live with" water through successful coastal flooding and adaptation strategies; and (vi) review any other issues and make recommendations as appropriate. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/29/2017Committee
12/29/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102060D
12/29/2017Referred to Committee on Rules
02/13/2018Left in Rules