Virginia Land Conservation Foundation and Fund; membership, use of funds. (SB31)

Introduced By

Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke) with support from co-patron Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Land Conservation Foundation and Fund. Allows the Virginia Land Conservation Fund to make grants to state-recognized and federally recognized Virginia Indian Tribes and requires that at least one nonlegislative citizen member of the Virginia Land Conservation Foundation Board of Trustees be a member of a state-recognized or federally recognized Virginia Indian Tribe. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/23/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101655D
12/23/2021Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/18/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/18/2022Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (12-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2022Committee substitute printed 22104657D-S1
01/18/2022Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
01/31/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB31S1)
02/10/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/10/2022Reported from Finance and Appropriations with substitute (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2022Committee substitute printed 22106412D-S2
02/11/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2022Read second time
02/14/2022Committee substitute rejected 22104657D-S1
02/14/2022Reading of substitute waived
02/14/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22106412D-S2
02/14/2022Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB31S2
02/15/2022Read third time and passed Senate (33-Y 6-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/22/2022Placed on Calendar
02/22/2022Read first time
02/22/2022Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/22/2022Assigned ACNR sub: Natural Resources
02/23/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
02/23/2022Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/24/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB31S2)
03/02/2022Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (19-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2022Referred to Committee on Appropriations
03/04/2022Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2022Read second time
03/09/2022Read third time
03/09/2022Passed House (98-Y 0-N)
03/09/2022VOTE: Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/11/2022Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB31ER)
03/11/2022Signed by President
03/11/2022Signed by Speaker
03/15/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB31ER)
03/22/2022Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 22, 2022
03/22/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/11/2022Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/27/2022Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/27/2022House concurred in Governor's recommendation BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
04/27/2022VOTE: Adoption (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/27/2022G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/27/2022Reenrolled bill text (SB31ER2)
04/27/2022Signed by President as reenrolled
04/27/2022Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/27/2022Enacted, Chapter 705 (effective 7/1/22)
04/27/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0705)

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