Comprehensive plan; certain localities to promote transit-oriented development. (HB585)

Introduced By

Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City) with support from co-patrons Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon), and Sen. Joe Morrissey (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Comprehensive plan; transit-oriented development. Requires that each city with a population greater than 20,000 and each county with a population greater than 100,000 consider incorporating into the next scheduled and all subsequent reviews of its comprehensive plan strategies to promote transit-oriented development for the purpose of reducing greenhouse gas emissions through coordinated transportation, housing, and land use planning. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104350D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/16/2020Impact statement from DHCD/CLG (HB585)
01/17/2020Assigned CC & T sub: Land Use
01/23/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (4-Y 3-N)
01/23/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/24/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/24/2020Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with amendment (13-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2020Read first time
01/29/2020Read second time
01/29/2020Committee amendment agreed to
01/29/2020Engrossed by House as amended HB585E
01/29/2020Printed as engrossed 20104350D-E
01/30/2020Read third time and passed House (55-Y 45-N)
01/30/2020VOTE: Passage (55-Y 45-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2020Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/10/2020Reported from Local Government with amendment (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Read third time
02/12/2020Reading of amendment waived
02/12/2020Committee amendment agreed to
02/12/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/12/2020Passed Senate with amendment (23-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2020Placed on Calendar
02/14/2020Senate amendment agreed to by House (52-Y 45-N)
02/14/2020VOTE: Adoption (52-Y 45-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB585ER)
02/17/2020Signed by Speaker
02/17/2020Signed by President
02/18/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 18, 2020
02/18/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., February 25, 2020
02/24/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 14 (effective 7/1/20)
02/24/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0014)

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