Rappahannock River; designating a 79-mile portion as a component of Va. Scenic Rivers System. (HB1819)

Introduced By

Del. Josh Cole (D-Stafford) with support from 6 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City), Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington), Del. Bobby Orrock (R-Thornburg), Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Rappahannock State Scenic River designation. Adds a 79-mile portion of the Rappahannock River located in Caroline, King George, Westmoreland, Essex, and Richmond Counties to the Rappahannock State Scenic River, a component of the Virginia Scenic Rivers System. Read the Bill »


02/19/2021: Passed the Senate


01/06/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101130D
01/06/2021Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/14/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1819)
01/20/2021House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/20/2021Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (13-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2021Read first time
01/22/2021Passed by for the day
01/25/2021Read second time and engrossed
01/26/2021Read third time and passed House (70-Y 30-N)
01/26/2021VOTE: Passage (70-Y 30-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/2021Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2021Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (13-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2021Read third time
02/19/2021Passed Senate (31-Y 7-N)
02/19/2021Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (36-Y 1-N)
02/19/2021Passed Senate (31-Y 5-N)
02/24/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1819ER)
02/24/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1819ER)
02/24/2021Signed by President
02/25/2021Signed by Speaker
02/26/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 26, 2021
02/26/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/30/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 399 (effective 7/1/21)
03/30/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0399)

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