Wildlife corridors; various agencies to consider and incorporate. (SB1274)

Introduced By

Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke) with support from co-patron Del. James Edmunds (R-South Boston)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Government planning; wildlife corridors. Directs various agencies to consider and incorporate, where applicable, wildlife corridors and any recommendation of the Wildlife Corridor Action Plan. The bill directs the Department of Wildlife Resources to publish the Plan and subsequent updates on its website and to assist state agencies and political subdivisions, and by request any federal agency, in considering and incorporating, where applicable, wildlife corridors and the recommendations of the Plan when developing any governmental strategic plan, map, or action. Read the Bill »

Status

04/14/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee

History

DateAction
01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101399D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/18/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1274)
01/19/2021Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/19/2021Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with amendment (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2021Read second time
01/22/2021Reading of amendments waived
01/22/2021Committee amendments agreed to
01/22/2021Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1274E
01/22/2021Printed as engrossed 21101399D-E
01/25/2021Read third time and passed Senate (29-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2021Placed on Calendar
02/02/2021Read first time
02/02/2021Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/08/2021Continued to Special Session 1 in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/09/2021Assigned ACNR sub: Natural Resources
02/10/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1274E)
02/17/2021House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/17/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)
02/17/2021House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/17/2021Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with amendment(s) (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2021Read second time
02/22/2021Read third time
02/22/2021Committee amendments agreed to
02/22/2021Engrossed by House as amended
02/22/2021Passed House with amendments (89-Y 10-N)
02/22/2021VOTE: Passage (89-Y 10-N)
02/23/2021House amendments agreed to by Senate (33-Y 6-N)
02/25/2021Enrolled
02/25/2021Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1274ER)
02/25/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1274ER)
02/25/2021Signed by President
02/26/2021Signed by Speaker
03/01/2021Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 1, 2021
03/01/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/31/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 498 (effective 7/1/21)
03/31/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0498)

Comments

Lisa Jones writes:

I was very happy to see this passed and think that wildlife corridors should be part of all highway and development planning. I was very happy to see that my representative, Mike Webert, voted yes.

I am also grateful to the Richmond Sunlight site.

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