Boat ramps; removes authorization for Department of Wildlife Resources to charge a fee for use. (HB463)

Introduced By

Del. Terry Austin (R-Buchanan) with support from co-patrons Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), and Del. Wren Williams (R-Stuart)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Wildlife Resources; boat ramp fees. Removes the authorization for the Department of Wildlife Resources to charge a fee for the use of facilities that it manages but does not own and for the use of boat ramps that it owns or manages. This bill is identical to SB 141. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100632D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/20/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB463)
01/24/2022Assigned ACNR sub: Natural Resources
01/26/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
02/02/2022Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2022Read first time
02/07/2022Read second time and engrossed
02/08/2022Read third time and passed House (92-Y 7-N)
02/08/2022VOTE: Passage (92-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2022Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/22/2022Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2022Read third time
02/25/2022Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2022Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2022Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB463ER)
03/01/2022Signed by Speaker
03/02/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB463ER)
03/02/2022Signed 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
04/01/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 34 (effective 7/1/22)
04/01/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0034)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB141.