Stationary blinds in the public waters; waters of Virginia Beach, minimum distance from shore. (SB1725)

Introduced By

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Stationary blinds in the public waters; minimum distance from shore. Provides that no stake or stationary waterfowl blind that is erected in the public waters, except in the waters of Virginia Beach, shall be located less than 150 yards from a riparian owner's shoreline at the mean low water mark, unless the riparian owner gives written permission to locate the stake or blind closer to shore. Read the Bill »


05/29/2019: In Subcommittee


01/16/2019Presented and ordered printed 19103536D
01/16/2019Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/24/2019Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2019Committee substitute printed 19105391D-S1
01/28/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1725S1)
01/28/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2019Floor substitute printed 19106007D-S2 (Reeves)
01/29/2019Read second time
01/29/2019Reading of substitute waived
01/29/2019Passed by for the day
01/30/2019Read second time
01/30/2019Reading of substitute waived
01/30/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105391D-S1
01/30/2019Substitute by Senator Reeves ruled out of order
01/30/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1725S1
01/31/2019Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Placed on Calendar
02/04/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/04/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1725S2)
02/05/2019Assigned ACNR sub: Subcommittee #1
02/11/2019Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (8-Y 0-N)
02/19/2019Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
05/29/2019Assigned ACNR sub: Subcommittee #3