Bill Text: VA SB1199 | 2021 | Regular Session | Engrossed


Bill Title: Conservation easements; construction.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Engrossed - Dead) 2021-02-08 - Continued to Special Session 1 in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources by voice vote [SB1199 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2021-SB1199-Engrossed.html
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SENATE BILL NO. 1199
Senate Amendments in [ ] January 26, 2021
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding in Chapter 10.1 of Title 10.1 a section numbered 10.1-1016.1 and by adding in Chapter 17 of Title 10.1 a section numbered 10.1-1705.1, relating to conservation easements; construction.
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Patrons Prior to Engrossment--Senator Petersen and Mason
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Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
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Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding in Chapter 10.1 of Title 10.1 a section numbered 10.1-1016.1 and by adding in Chapter 17 of Title 10.1 a section numbered 10.1-1705.1 as follows:

§10.1-1016.1. Construction.

Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, an easement held pursuant to this chapter shall be [ liberally ] construed in favor of achieving the conservation purposes for which it was created.

§10.1-1705.1. Construction.

Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, an easement held pursuant to this chapter shall be [ liberally ] construed in favor of achieving the conservation purposes for which it was created.

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