Flood resiliency & protection; implements recom. from first Va. Coastal Resilience Master Plan. (SB551)

Introduced By

Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke)


Passed Committee
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Flood resiliency and protection. Implements recommendations from the first Virginia Coastal Resilience Master Plan. The bill provides guidelines for the development of a Virginia Flood Protection Master Plan for the Commonwealth and requires that the Coastal Resilience Master Plan be updated by December 31, 2022, and every five years thereafter. The bill establishes the Virginia Coastal Resilience Technical Advisory Committee to assist with the updates and requires the development of a community outreach and engagement plan to ensure meaningful involvement by affected and vulnerable community residents. The bill also requires that the Chief Resilience Officer report every two years, beginning July 1, 2023, on the status of flood resilience in the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »


01/12/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee


01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22103100D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources

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