Clinch River; designating segment in Tazewell County as part of the Clinch State Scenic River. (SB478)

Introduced By

Sen. Ben Chafin (R-Lebanon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Clinch State Scenic River. Designates a 66.8-mile segment of the Clinch River in Tazewell and Russell Counties as part of the Clinch State Scenic River, a component of the Virginia Scenic Rivers System. The bill provides that nothing shall preclude the continued operation and maintenance of existing dams in the designated section of river. The bill contains a technical amendment. This bill is identical to HB 5. Read the Bill »


02/24/2020: Passed the House


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104971D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/13/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB478)
01/21/2020Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (12-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2020Committee substitute printed 20106281D-S1
01/21/2020Substitute bill reprinted 20106281D-S1
01/23/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2020Passed by for the day
01/27/2020Floor substitute printed 20106769D-S2 (Chafin)
01/27/2020Passed by for the day
01/28/2020Read second time
01/28/2020Committee substitute rejected 20106281D-S1
01/28/2020Reading of substitute waived
01/28/2020Substitute by Senator Chafin agreed to 20106769D-S2
01/28/2020Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute SB478S2
01/29/2020Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Placed on Calendar
02/03/2020Read first time
02/03/2020Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/11/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB478S2)
02/19/2020Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (18-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2020Read second time
02/24/2020Read third time
02/24/2020Passed House (83-Y 16-N)
02/24/2020VOTE: Passage (83-Y 16-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB478ER)
02/27/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB478ER)

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