VA HB672 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 5 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-02-07 - Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
Pending: Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [HTML]


State, regional, and local planning; climate change. Establishes a policy of the Commonwealth to prevent and to minimize actions that contribute to the detrimental effects of climate change in the Commonwealth. The bill requires any state agency to examine any new regulation in furtherance of this policy. The bill requires local and regional planning commissions to consider the impacts from and causes of climate change in adopting a comprehensive plan, regional strategic plan, or zoning ordinance.

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State, regional, and local planning; climate change.


Roll Calls

2020-02-06 - House - House: VOTE: Passage (55-Y 44-N) (Y: 55 N: 43 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-31 - House - House: Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with substitute (12-Y 9-N) (Y: 12 N: 9 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-30 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (4-Y 3-N) (Y: 4 N: 3 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [FAIL]


2020-02-07SenateReferred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
2020-02-07SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2020-02-06HouseVOTE: Passage (55-Y 44-N)
2020-02-06HouseRead third time and passed House (55-Y 44-N)
2020-02-05HouseEngrossed by House - committee substitute HB672H1
2020-02-05HouseCommittee substitute agreed to 20107166D-H1
2020-02-05HouseRead second time
2020-02-04HouseRead first time
2020-01-31HouseReported from Counties, Cities and Towns with substitute (12-Y 9-N)
2020-01-31HouseCommittee substitute printed 20107166D-H1
2020-01-29HouseAssigned CC & T sub: Land Use
2020-01-06HouseReferred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
2020-01-06HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100292D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
1522200(n/a)See Bill Text
1522223(n/a)See Bill Text
1522283(n/a)See Bill Text
1522284(n/a)See Bill Text
1524209(n/a)See Bill Text
225515(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments