Virginia Resiliency Authority; established, definitions, report. (HB847)

Introduced By

Del. Rob Bloxom (R-Accomack) with support from 9 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. John Avoli (R-Staunton), Del. A.C. Cordoza (R-Hampton), Del. Buddy Fowler (R-Ashland), Del. Jay Leftwich (R-Chesapeake), Del. Anne Ferrell Tata (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Kim Taylor (R-Dinwiddie), Del. Wendell Walker (R-Lynchburg), Del. Bill Wiley (R-Winchester), Del. Tony Wilt (R-Harrisonburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Resiliency Authority; established. Establishes the Virginia Resiliency Authority (the Authority) as a body politic and corporate, a political subdivision of the Commonwealth. The bill provides that the Authority shall be governed by a 17-member Board of Directors. Certain portions of the bill have a delayed effective date of January 1, 2023. Read the Bill »


03/01/2022: passed committee


01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22103951D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/25/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB847)
01/25/2022Referred from General Laws
01/25/2022Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/04/2022Assigned ACNR sub: Chesapeake
02/07/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/07/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (10-Y 0-N)
02/09/2022Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (19-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2022Committee substitute printed 22105212D-H1
02/11/2022Read first time
02/14/2022Read second time
02/14/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22105212D-H1
02/14/2022Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB847H1
02/15/2022Read third time and passed House (58-Y 42-N)
02/15/2022VOTE: Passage (58-Y 42-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/16/2022Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/22/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB847H1)
03/01/2022Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2022Committee substitute printed 22106857D-S1
03/01/2022Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
03/03/2022Continued to 2023 in Finance and Appropriations (12-Y 2-N 1-A) (see vote tally)