Karst feature mitigation; authorizes any locality by ordinance to regulate. (SB1479)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Regulation of development in karst. Authorizes any locality by ordinance as part of the application process for rezoning property from an agricultural use to a residential use to require (i) the submission of a geological and geophysical survey; (ii) the development of a karst management plan; and (iii) a written disclosure statement to the prospective purchaser of real property and a statement on the deed and record plat that identifies the presence and locations of karst features. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102216D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/29/2019Reported from Local Government with substitute (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2019Committee substitute printed 19106159D-S1
01/31/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Read second time
02/01/2019Reading of substitute waived
02/01/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19106159D-S1
02/01/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1479S1
02/04/2019Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Placed on Calendar
02/06/2019Read first time
02/06/2019Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/06/2019Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #2
02/13/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (5-Y 3-N)
02/15/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/15/2019Passed by indefinitely in Counties, Cities and Towns (12-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)

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