SB 265 Coastal Adaptation and Protection, Special Assistant to the Governor for; position created.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)

Special Assistant to the Governor for Coastal Adaptation and Protection. Creates the executive branch position of Special Assistant to the Governor for Coastal Adaptation and Protection (the Assistant). The bill provides that the Assistant shall be the lead in developing and in providing direction and ensuring accountability for a statewide coastal flooding adaptation strategy. The bill directs the Assistant to initiate and assist with economic development opportunities associated with adaptation, to advance academic expertise at the Commonwealth Center for Recurrent Flooding and Resiliency, and to pursue federal, state, and local funding opportunities for adaptation initiatives. This bill is identical to HB 345.

Full text:
01/05/18  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101723D  pdf | impact statement
02/12/18  Senate: Committee substitute printed 18106801D-S1  pdf | impact statement
03/20/18  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB265ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/30/18  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0723)  pdf

Amendments:
House committee and floor amendments
House amendments engrossed
Conference amendments

Status:
01/05/18  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101723D
01/05/18  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/15/18  Senate: Rereferred from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
01/15/18  Senate: Rereferred to Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/18/18  Senate: Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (10-Y 3-N)
01/18/18  Senate: Rereferred to Finance
01/30/18  Senate: Motion to pass by indefinitely failed (7-Y 7-N 1-A)
02/12/18  Senate: Reported from Finance with substitute (13-Y 3-N)
02/12/18  Senate: Committee substitute printed 18106801D-S1
02/13/18  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/13/18  Senate: Read second time
02/13/18  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/13/18  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 18106801D-S1
02/13/18  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB265S1
02/13/18  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/13/18  Senate: Passed Senate (31-Y 9-N)
02/19/18  House: Placed on Calendar
02/19/18  House: Read first time
02/19/18  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/21/18  House: Reported from Appropriations with amendment (22-Y 0-N)
02/23/18  House: Read second time
02/26/18  House: Passed by for the day
02/27/18  House: Read third time
02/27/18  House: Committee amendment agreed to
02/27/18  House: Engrossed by House as amended
02/27/18  House: Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/27/18  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
03/01/18  Senate: House amendment rejected by Senate (1-Y 39-N)
03/02/18  House: House insisted on amendment
03/02/18  House: House requested conference committee
03/05/18  Senate: Senate acceded to request (40-Y 0-N)
03/05/18  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
03/05/18  Senate: Senators: Stuart, Lewis, Chafin
03/06/18  House: Conferees appointed by House
03/06/18  House: Delegates: Stolle, Knight, Hayes
03/08/18  Conference: Amended by conference committee
03/08/18  House: Conference report agreed to by House (92-Y 0-N)
03/08/18  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (92-Y 0-N)
03/09/18  Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (35-Y 5-N)
03/20/18  Senate: Enrolled
03/20/18  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB265ER)
03/20/18  House: Signed by Speaker
03/22/18  Senate: Signed by President
03/26/18  Senate: Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 26, 2018
03/26/18  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/30/18  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 723 (effective 7/1/18)
03/30/18  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0723)