Urban green space; local incentives. (HB1510)

Introduced By

Del. Dawn Adams (D-Richmond) with support from co-patrons Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), and Sen. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Local incentives for urban green space. Authorizes localities to establish programs to provide regulatory flexibility to encourage the preservation, restoration, or development of urban green space, defined in the bill. The regulatory flexibility may include (i) a reduction in permit fees or (ii) a streamlined process for the approval of permits. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/04/2023Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/23 23103048D
01/04/2023Referred to Committee on Finance
01/17/2023Impact statement from TAX (HB1510)
01/19/2023Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #3
01/20/2023House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/20/2023Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (7-Y 1-N)
01/25/2023Reported from Finance with substitute (19-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2023Committee substitute printed 23105016D-H1
01/27/2023Read first time
01/30/2023Read second time
01/30/2023Committee substitute agreed to 23105016D-H1
01/30/2023Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1510H1
01/31/2023Read third time and passed House (72-Y 27-N)
01/31/2023VOTE: Passage (72-Y 27-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2023Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2023Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/20/2023Reported from Local Government (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2023Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2023Read third time
02/22/2023Passed Senate (32-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2023Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1510ER)
03/08/2023Signed by Speaker
03/08/2023Signed by President
03/13/2023Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 13, 2023
03/13/2023G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 27, 2023
03/23/2023G Approved by Governor-Chapter 427 (effective 7/1/23)
03/23/2023G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0427)