Hearing notice by localities; timely notice related to planning or zoning matter to newspaper, etc. (SB869)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Hearing notice by localities. Provides that in any instance in which a locality in Planning District 23 has submitted a timely notice of public hearing to a newspaper published or having general circulation in the locality and the newspaper fails to publish the notice, such locality shall be deemed to have met certain notice requirements so long as the notice was published in the next available edition. The bill has an expiration date of July 1, 2022. This bill is identical to HB 166. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103684D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/13/2020Impact statement from DHCD (SB869)
01/18/2020Impact statement from DHCD (SB869)
01/27/2020Reported from Local Government with amendments (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2020Read second time
01/29/2020Reading of amendments waived
01/29/2020Committee amendments agreed to
01/29/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended SB869E
01/29/2020Printed as engrossed 20103684D-E
01/30/2020Passed by for the day
01/31/2020Floor substitute printed 20107359D-S1 (DeSteph)
01/31/2020Passed by for the day
02/03/2020Floor substitute printed 20107526D-S2 (DeSteph)
02/03/2020Engrossment reconsidered by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Committee amendments reconsidered (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Committee amendments rejected
02/03/2020Substitute by Senator withdrawn 20107359D-S1
02/03/2020Reading of substitute waived
02/03/2020Substitute by Senator DeSteph agreed to 20107526D-S2
02/03/2020Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute SB869S2
02/03/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Passed Senate (21-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Passed by for the day
02/04/2020Read third time and defeated by Senate (19-Y 21-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2020Reconsideration of defeated action agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2020Passed Senate (21-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2020Placed on Calendar
02/13/2020Read first time
02/13/2020Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/13/2020Assigned CC & T sub: Land Use
02/20/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 1-N)
02/21/2020Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (13-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2020Read second time
02/26/2020VOTE: Passage (73-Y 26-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2020Read third time
02/26/2020Passed House (73-Y 23-N)
03/04/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB869ER)
03/05/2020Signed by President
03/06/2020Signed by Speaker
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/06/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 761 (effective 7/1/20)
04/06/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0761)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB166.