Historic preservation; filing of a historic designation application. (HB1395)

Introduced By

Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Del. Josh Thomas (D-Gainesville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Historic preservation. Provides that the filing of a building permit or demolition application shall stay a locality from issuing any permit to raze or demolish a historic landmark, building, or structure until 30 days after the rendering of the final decision of the governing body of the locality pursuant to a historic preservation ordinance. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/16/2024Presented and ordered printed 24104538D
01/16/2024Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/23/2024Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #1
01/26/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/26/2024Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (11-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2024Read first time
01/31/2024Read second time and engrossed
02/01/2024Read third time and passed House (52-Y 47-N)
02/01/2024VOTE: Passage (52-Y 47-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2024Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/26/2024Reported from Local Government with amendment (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2024Read third time
02/28/2024Reading of amendment waived
02/28/2024Committee amendment agreed to
02/28/2024Reading of amendments waived
02/28/2024Amendments by Senator McPike agreed to
02/28/2024Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/28/2024Passed Senate with amendments (28-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2024Senate amendments agreed to by House (55-Y 42-N)
03/01/2024VOTE: Adoption (55-Y 42-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1395ER)
03/07/2024Signed by Speaker
03/08/2024Signed by President
03/11/2024Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2024
03/11/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 8, 2024
04/08/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 752 (effective 7/1/24)

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