Virginia Land Conservation Foundation and Fund; appropriation for Fund in budget bill, etc. (SB31)

Introduced By

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

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Virginia Land Conservation Foundation and Fund. Directs the Governor to include a $40 million recommended appropriation to the Virginia Land Conservation Fund in the budget bill or amendments thereto each year. Currently, the Governor is directed to include an amount based on a formula set forth in the Code. The bill makes various changes to the allocation and use of funds for grants from the Virginia Land Conservation Fund, including allowing grants to be made 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 »

Status

12/23/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee

History

DateAction
12/23/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101655D
12/23/2021Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources

Hearing Scheduled

This bill is scheduled to be heard in the Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources committee on 01/18/2022. It meets on Thursday, 1/2 hour after adjournment—Senate Room B.

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