Waterfowl blinds; blinds in locality where certain hunting prohibited. (SB435)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon) with support from co-patrons Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria), and Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Waterfowl blinds in locality where certain hunting prohibited. Directs the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries not to license any stationary waterfowl blind in any area of Hunting Creek, Little Hunting Creek, or Dogue Creek in which the local governing body prohibits by ordinance the hunting of birds with a firearm. This bill is identical to HB 173. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101208D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/13/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB435)
01/14/2020Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/14/2020Committee substitute printed 20105779D-S1
01/16/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2020Read second time
01/17/2020Reading of substitute waived
01/17/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20105779D-S1
01/17/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB435S1
01/20/2020Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB435S1)
02/13/2020Placed on Calendar
02/13/2020Read first time
02/13/2020Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/19/2020Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (12-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2020Read second time
02/24/2020Read third time
02/24/2020Passed House (56-Y 41-N 1-A)
02/24/2020VOTE: Passage (56-Y 41-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/27/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB435ER)
02/27/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB435ER)
02/27/2020Signed by President
02/27/2020Signed by Speaker
03/10/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 10, 2020
03/10/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
03/12/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 308 (effective 7/1/20)
03/12/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0308)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB173.

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