Local land use approvals; extension of approvals to address the COVID-19 pandemic. (SB5106)

Introduced By

Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac) with support from co-patron Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Charlottesville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Local land use approvals; extension of approvals to address the COVID-19 pandemic. Extends until at least July 1, 2022, the sunset date for various local land use approvals that were valid and outstanding as of July 1, 2020. This bill incorporates SB 5044. Read the Bill »

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Bill Has Passed


08/18/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200760D
08/18/2020Referred to Committee on Local Government
08/20/2020Reported from Local Government with substitute (10-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
08/20/2020Committee substitute printed 20200900D-S1
08/20/2020Incorporates SB5044 (Deeds)
08/26/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (34-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
08/27/2020Read second time
08/27/2020Reading of substitute waived
08/27/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20200900D-S1
08/27/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB5106S1
08/28/2020Read third time and passed Senate (32-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
09/17/2020Placed on Calendar
09/17/2020Read first time
09/17/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
09/21/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
09/21/2020Reported from General Laws with amendment (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
09/24/2020Read second time
09/25/2020Passed by for the day
09/29/2020Read third time
09/29/2020Passed by for the day
10/02/2020Read third time
10/02/2020Passed by for the day
10/07/2020Read third time
10/07/2020Committee amendment agreed to
10/07/2020Engrossed by House as amended
10/07/2020Passed House with amendment (89-Y 5-N 1-A)
10/07/2020House amendment agreed to by Senate (36-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
10/07/2020VOTE: Passage (89-Y 5-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
10/14/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB5106ER)
10/14/2020Signed by President
10/14/2020Signed by Speaker
10/21/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on October 21, 2020
10/21/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 28, 2020
10/28/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 40 (Per Article IV, Section 13, this bill will be effective on the
10/28/20201st day of the 4th month following the month of adjournment, sine die, of this special session)
10/28/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 40 (effective 3/1/21)
10/28/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0040)