Chief Resilience Officer; Governor to designate. (HB1313)

Introduced By

Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Chief Resilience Officer. Directs the Governor to designate a Chief Resilience Officer to serve as the primary coordinator of resilience and adaptation initiatives in Virginia and as the primary point of contact regarding issues related to resilience and recurrent flooding. The bill directs the Chief Resilience Officer, in consultation with the Special Assistant to the Governor for Coastal Adaptation and Protection, to identify and monitor areas at the greatest risk from recurrent flooding; review and comment on plans for the construction or substantial reinforcement of a substantial flood defense or catchment area, at the request of the locality containing such defense or area; and initiate and assist with the pursuit of funding for resilience initiatives. The bill also expands the list of programs with which localities and the Commonwealth are required to coordinate as part of their flood control efforts. Read the Bill »

Status

02/12/2020: In Committee

History

DateAction
01/08/2020Committee
01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103145D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/15/2020Assigned ACNR sub: Chesapeake
02/03/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/03/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 1-N)
02/03/2020Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/05/2020Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Committee substitute printed 20107303D-H1
02/05/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/05/2020Assigned App. sub: Commerce Agriculture & Natural Resources
02/07/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/07/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)
02/07/2020Reported from Appropriations with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2020Read first time
02/10/2020Read second time
02/10/2020Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources substitute agreed to 20107303D-H1
02/10/2020Committee on Appropriations amendments agreed to
02/10/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendments HB1313EH1
02/10/2020Printed as engrossed 20107303D-EH1
02/11/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2020Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/17/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1313EH1)

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