HB 844 Eastern Shore Water Access Authority; created.
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Summary as introduced:

Eastern Shore Water Access Authority Act. Allows the Counties of Accomack and Northampton by resolution to declare that there is a need for a public access authority. If an operating agreement is developed, the counties may form the Eastern Shore Water Access Authority. The Authority's duties shall include identifying land that can be secured for use by the general public as a public access site, researching all identified sites, determining appropriate public use levels of identified access sites, developing appropriate mechanisms for transferring title of Commonwealth or private holdings to the Authority, developing appropriate acquisition and site management plans for public access usage, determining what holdings should be sold to advance the mission of the Authority, securing funding and permits for dredging projects and facilities construction projects that enhance recreational and commercial public access, and performing other duties. The Authority shall be governed by a board of directors. Whenever it shall appear to the Authority that the need for the Authority no longer exists, the Authority, or in the proper case, any participating political subdivision, may petition the circuit court of a participating political subdivision for the dissolution of the Authority.

Full text:
01/08/14  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102221D  pdf
03/05/14  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB844ER)  pdf
04/01/14  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0471)  pdf

01/08/14  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102221D
01/08/14  House: Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/15/14  House: Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #1
02/05/14  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
02/07/14  House: Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (20-Y 2-N)
02/08/14  House: Read first time
02/10/14  House: Read second time and engrossed
02/11/14  House: Read third time and passed House (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/14  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
02/12/14  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/14  Senate: Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/25/14  Senate: Reported from Local Government (14-Y 0-N)
02/27/14  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/28/14  Senate: Read third time
02/28/14  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/05/14  House: Enrolled
03/05/14  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB844ER)
03/05/14  House: Signed by Speaker
03/08/14  Senate: Signed by President
04/01/14  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 471 (effective 7/1/14)
04/01/14  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0471)