Right to enter on land; removes requirement for notice of intent be sent by certified mail. (HB1947)

Introduced By

Del. John A. Cox (R-Ashland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Right to enter on land for transportation purposes.  Removes the requirement that notice of intent to enter be sent by certified mail. The bill also eliminates the required waiting period if the landowner agrees to or requests an earlier date of entry than that specified in the notice.

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Bill Has Passed


01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101620D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/14/2011Assigned Transportation sub: #1
01/21/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1947)
01/24/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
01/25/2011Reported from Transportation (19-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2011Read first time
01/28/2011Read second time and engrossed
01/31/2011Read third time and passed House (90-Y 7-N)
01/31/2011VOTE: PASSAGE (90-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2011Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/10/2011Reported from Transportation (12-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2011Read third time
02/15/2011Passed Senate (34-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1947ER)
02/21/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1947ER)
02/21/2011Signed by Speaker
02/22/2011Signed by President
03/14/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 60 (effective 7/1/11)
03/14/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0060)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 1 minute.