Agritourism event buildings; authorizes the BHCD to promulgate regulations related to buildings. (SB400)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Agritourism event buildings. Authorizes the Board of Housing and Community Development to promulgate regulations related to agritourism event buildings, defined in the bill as a building or structure located on property where farming operations or agritourism takes place and which is primarily used for holding events and entertainment gatherings, open to the public, of 300 people or less. The bill directs the Board to appoint a nine-member Agritourism Event Structure Technical Advisory Committee to assist the Board in administering its powers and duties pertaining to the construction and rehabilitation of agritourism event buildings. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100788D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/20/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB400)
02/09/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/09/2022Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendments (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2022Read second time
02/11/2022Reading of amendments waived
02/11/2022Committee amendments agreed to
02/11/2022Engrossed by Senate as amended SB400E
02/11/2022Printed as engrossed 22100788D-E
02/11/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2022Passed by for the day
02/14/2022Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/16/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB400E)
02/22/2022Placed on Calendar
02/22/2022Read first time
02/22/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/23/2022Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #1
02/24/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/24/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)
03/01/2022House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
03/01/2022Reported from General Laws with amendment(s) (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2022Read second time
03/04/2022Read third time
03/04/2022Committee amendments agreed to
03/04/2022Engrossed by House as amended
03/04/2022Passed House with amendments (84-Y 15-N)
03/04/2022VOTE: Passage (84-Y 15-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2022House amendments agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
03/10/2022Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB400ER)
03/10/2022Signed by President
03/10/2022Signed by Speaker
03/11/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB400ER)
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
04/08/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 262 (effective - see bill)
04/08/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0262)

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