Flood Insurance Fund; established, low-income Virginians. (HB794)

Introduced By

Del. Alex Askew (D-Virginia Beach) with support from 7 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Nancy Guy (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Steve Heretick (D-Portsmouth), Del. Clinton Jenkins (D-Suffolk), Del. Jay Jones (D-Norfolk), Del. Martha Mugler (D-Hampton, Del. Mike Mullin (D-Newport News), Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Flood Insurance Fund; low-income Virginians. Creates a Flood Insurance Fund and directs the Executive Director of the Board of Directors of the Virginia Resources Authority to establish a program to use the Fund to subsidize the purchase of flood insurance by low-income Virginians. Such program shall include an application process, application guidelines, and a ranking system that prioritizes the use of the Fund to support the purchase of flood insurance in the most flood-prone areas. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102530D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/13/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB794)
01/14/2020Assigned ACNR sub: Chesapeake
01/14/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB794)
01/27/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/27/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (6-Y 2-N)
01/27/2020Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/29/2020Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with amendments (18-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/29/2020Assigned App. sub: Commerce Agriculture & Natural Resources
02/05/2020Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2021
02/05/2020Continued to 2021 in Appropriations