Bill Text: VA SB450 | 2018 | Regular Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Battlefields; entry into an agreement to transfer certain easements.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Enrolled) 2018-03-16 - Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018 [SB450 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2018-SB450-Enrolled.html

An Act to direct the entry into an agreement to transfer certain battlefield easements.
[S 450]


Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. §1. The Secretary of Natural Resources, on behalf of the Commonwealth, shall endeavor to enter into a memorandum of understanding, memorandum of agreement, or similar protocol with the United States to accomplish and expedite the transfer or assignment, in such instances and upon such terms as the Secretary may deem appropriate, of the Commonwealth's easement interests in battlefield lands located within the boundaries of federal battlefield parks. By October 1, 2018, the Secretary shall report on the status of this protocol to the Chairmen of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources and the House Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources.