Recurrent Flooding Resiliency, Commonwealth Center; study topics to manage water quality, etc. (HB2187)

Introduced By

Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna) with support from co-patrons Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), and Sen. Jen Kiggans (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Commonwealth Center for Recurrent Flooding Resiliency; development of Flood Resiliency Clearinghouse Program. Directs the Commonwealth Center for Recurrent Flooding Resiliency (the Center) to evaluate the development of a Flood Resiliency Clearinghouse Program and to work with the Department of Conservation and Recreation to evaluate solutions that manage both water quality and flooding and emphasize nature-based solutions. The bill requires the Center to report its findings by November 1, 2021. Read the Bill »


03/18/2021: signed by governor


01/13/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102677D
01/13/2021Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/15/2021Assigned ACNR sub: Chesapeake
01/18/2021House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/18/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/18/2021Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/20/2021Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2021Committee substitute printed 21103241D-H1
01/20/2021Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/20/2021Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
01/25/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/25/2021Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2187H1)
01/26/2021Read first time
01/27/2021Read second time
01/27/2021Committee substitute agreed to 21103241D-H1
01/27/2021Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2187H1
01/28/2021Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
01/28/2021VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
01/29/2021Referred 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 (15-Y 0-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 (39-Y 0-N)
02/24/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2187ER)
02/24/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2187ER)
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
03/18/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 150 (effective 7/1/21)
03/18/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0150)