VA SB1268 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 7 2019 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2019-01-29 - Passed by indefinitely in Finance (15-Y 1-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Gas or oil drilling units; escrowed proceeds; Coalfield Region Elderly Assistance Fund; Coalfield Region Tourism Fund. Provides that proceeds of certain gas or oil wells, escrowed because the owner's identity and location remain unknown, shall be presumed abandoned and paid into the Coalbed Region Elderly Assistance Fund (the Elderly Fund), established by the bill. The bill directs the Virginia Gas and Oil Board to make grants to nonprofit organizations for the support of elderly residents of the region. Current law requires such escrowed proceeds to be disposed of pursuant to the Uniform Disposition of Unclaimed Property Act.

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Gas or oil drilling units; escrowed proceeds, Coalfield Region Elderly Assistance Fund.


Roll Calls

2019-01-29 - Senate - Senate: Passed by indefinitely in Finance (15-Y 1-N) (Y: 15 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-01-24 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N) (Y: 15 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-01-29SenatePassed by indefinitely in Finance (15-Y 1-N)
2019-01-24SenateRereferred to Finance
2019-01-24SenateReported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N)
2019-01-07SenateReferred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
2019-01-07SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101432D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
451361.21(n/a)See Bill Text
451361.21:2(n/a)See Bill Text
451361.22:2(n/a)See Bill Text
451361.22:3(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments 750