Wind tide flooding in the Southern Watershed; Secretary of Natural Resources to study the effects. (HJ610)

Introduced By

Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Del. Cheryl Turpin (D-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Study; Secretary of Natural Resources; the effects of wind tide flooding in the Southern Watershed; report. Requests the Secretary of Natural Resources to study the effects of wind tide flooding in the Southern Watershed. In conducting the study, the Secretary shall (i) coordinate with and provide resources to the City of Virginia Beach to assess the impacts of wind tide flooding in the Southern Watershed, (ii) research the viability of a range of solutions aimed at addressing the root causes and effects of wind tide flooding in the Southern Watershed, (iii) identify the time frames and economic costs of various solutions, and (iv) make recommendations for state action based on all relevant factors. Read the Bill »


02/20/2019: Passed the Senate


12/26/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101462D
12/26/2018Referred to Committee on Rules
01/17/2019Assigned Rules sub: Subcommittee #1
01/29/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
01/31/2019Reported from Rules (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Taken up
02/04/2019Engrossed by House
02/04/2019Agreed to by House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/04/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2019Reading waived
02/05/2019Referred to Committee on Rules
02/18/2019Reported from Rules
02/18/2019Rereferred to Finance
02/18/2019Reported from Finance with amendment
02/19/2019Read second time
02/20/2019Read third time
02/20/2019Reading of amendment waived
02/20/2019Committee amendment agreed to
02/20/2019Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/20/2019Agreed to by Senate with amendment by voice vote
02/21/2019Placed on Calendar
02/21/2019Senate amendment rejected by House (1-Y 98-N 1-A)
02/21/2019VOTE: REJECTED (1-Y 98-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/21/2019Senate insisted on amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2019Senate requested conference committee
02/21/2019House acceded to request
02/21/2019Conferees appointed by House
02/21/2019Delegates: Knight, Marshall, Keam
02/21/2019Conferees appointed by Senate
02/21/2019Senators: Stuart, Wagner, Spruill
02/24/2019No further action taken
02/24/2019Failed to pass in House