Forest Sustainability Fund; created. (HB180)

Introduced By

Del. Rob Bloxom (R-Accomack)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Land use valuation for real estate devoted to forest use; creation of Forest Sustainability Fund. Creates the Forest Sustainability Fund, to be administered by the State Forester. Localities that have adopted a use value assessment and taxation program for real estate devoted to forest use are eligible to apply for an allocation from the Fund. Awards are proportionally based upon the amount of revenue forgone in the previous fiscal year by localities due to the use value program. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102950D
01/10/2022Referred to Committee on Finance
01/19/2022Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #2
01/27/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB180)
02/02/2022Reported from Finance (18-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2022Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/03/2022Assigned App. sub: Commerce Agriculture & Natural Resources
02/09/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 1-N)
02/09/2022Reported from Appropriations (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2022Read first time
02/14/2022Read second time and engrossed
02/15/2022Read third time and passed House (86-Y 12-N 1-A)
02/15/2022VOTE: Passage (86-Y 12-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/16/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/16/2022Referred to Committee on Finance and Appropriations
02/22/2022Reported from Finance and Appropriations (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2022Read third time
02/24/2022Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2022Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB180ER)
02/28/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB180ER)
02/28/2022Signed by Speaker
02/28/2022Signed by President
03/11/2022Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2022
03/11/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/11/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 378 (effective 7/1/22)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0378)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB184.