Hearing notice by localities; timely notice related to planning or zoning matter to newspaper, etc. (HB166)

Introduced By

Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Hearing notice by localities. Provides that in any instance in which a locality in Planning District 23 has submitted a timely notice of public hearing to a newspaper published or having general circulation in the locality and the newspaper fails to publish the notice, such locality shall be deemed to have met certain notice requirements so long as the notice was published in the next available edition. The bill has an expiration date of July 1, 2022. This bill is identical to SB 869. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/24/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103028D
12/24/2019Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/10/2020Impact statement from DHCD (HB166)
01/17/2020Assigned CC & T sub: Land Use
01/18/2020Impact statement from DHCD (HB166)
01/23/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)
01/24/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/24/2020Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with amendments (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2020Read first time
01/29/2020Read second time
01/29/2020Committee amendments agreed to
01/29/2020Engrossed by House as amended HB166E
01/29/2020Printed as engrossed 20103028D-E
01/30/2020Passed by for the day
01/31/2020Passed by for the day
02/03/2020Read third time and passed House (73-Y 25-N)
02/03/2020VOTE: Passage (73-Y 25-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2020Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/10/2020Reported from Local Government (12-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Read third time
02/12/2020Passed Senate (32-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Passed by for the day
02/13/2020Floor substitute printed 20108232D-S1 (DeSteph)
02/13/2020Read third time
02/13/2020Reading of substitute waived
02/13/2020Substitute by Senator DeSteph agreed to 20108232D-S1
02/13/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB166S1
02/13/2020Passed Senate with substitute (27-Y 13-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2020Placed on Calendar
02/17/2020Senate substitute agreed to by House 20108232D-S1 (79-Y 20-N)
02/17/2020VOTE: Adoption (79-Y 20-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB166ER)
02/19/2020Signed by Speaker
02/20/2020Signed by President
02/24/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 24, 2020
02/24/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 2, 2020
03/02/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 22 (effective 7/1/20)
03/02/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0022)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB869.