Flood Control and Commonwealth Flood Control Board, Department of; established, report. (SB1352)

Introduced By

Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Flood control; Department of Flood Control and Commonwealth Flood Control Board established; report. Creates the 14-member Commonwealth Flood Control Board (the Board) as a policy board in the executive branch of state government with various duties coordinating and implementing existing and new flood control programs and measures in Virginia, including flood control components of other state agency programs. The 10 nonlegislative citizen members of the Board shall be appointed by the Governor to five-year terms, initially staggered as provided in the bill. The bill creates the Department of Flood Control (the Department) to assist in the administration of the Board's duties and to provide other technical expertise. The bill requires the Department to provide an annual report. Funding for the Department is provided in part by funds collected from the sale of credits pursuant to the RGGI program. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101721D
01/13/2021Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/20/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1352)
01/26/2021Stricken at request of Patron in Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)