Marine Resources Commission; conveyance of easement and rights-of-way across Rappahannock River. (SB888)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)


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 HB 1491. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/18/2018Presented and ordered printed 18104137D
01/18/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/29/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB888)
02/05/2018Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2018Committee substitute printed 18106456D-S1
02/06/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2018Read second time
02/07/2018Reading of substitute waived
02/07/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18106456D-S1
02/07/2018Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB888S1
02/08/2018Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB888S1)
02/14/2018Placed on Calendar
02/14/2018Read first time
02/14/2018Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/28/2018Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2018Read second time
03/05/2018Read third time
03/05/2018Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
03/05/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB888ER)
03/07/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB888ER)
03/07/2018Signed by Speaker
03/09/2018Signed by President
03/15/2018Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 15, 2018
03/15/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/30/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 634 (effective 7/1/18)
03/30/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0634)


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 33 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1491.