Hampton Roads Coastal Resiliency Authority; created, report. (SB397)

Introduced By

Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac) with support from co-patron Del. Mike Mullin (D-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Hampton Roads Coastal Resiliency Authority. Creates the Hampton Roads Coastal Resiliency Authority (Authority) as a body politic and corporate, a political subdivision of the Commonwealth. The Authority may by ordinance consist of any locality that makes up the membership of the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission and is created for the purpose of serving as a regional leader, resource, and partner for all issues related to coastal flooding and resiliency. The act has an enactment clause delaying the effective date until two-thirds of the participating localities join the Authority. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102802D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/06/2018Reported from Local Government with substitute (8-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2018Committee substitute printed 18106872D-S1
02/08/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2018Read second time
02/09/2018Reading of substitute waived
02/09/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18106872D-S1
02/09/2018Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB397S1
02/12/2018Passed by temporarily
02/12/2018Read third time and passed Senate (24-Y 16-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2018Placed on Calendar
02/15/2018Read first time
02/15/2018Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/20/2018Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #2
02/20/2018Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #1
02/21/2018Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (3-Y 5-N)
03/06/2018Left in Counties, Cities and Towns