Flooding; Institute of Marine Science to study strategies to prevent recurrent flooding. (SJ76)

Introduced By

Sen. Ralph Northam (D-Norfolk) with support from co-patrons Sen. John Miller (D-Newport News), and Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Study; relative sea-level rise in Tidewater Virginia localities; report. Requests the Virginia Institute of Marine Science to study strategies for adaptation to the rise in relative sea level in Tidewater Virginia localities. Read the Bill »


02/24/2012: Passed the House


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102606D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee on Rules
02/03/2012Reported from Rules
02/03/2012Rereferred to Finance
02/09/2012Reported from Finance with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Reading waived (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2012Read second time
02/14/2012Reading of amendment waived
02/14/2012Committee amendment agreed to
02/14/2012Engrossed by Senate as amended SJ76E
02/14/2012Reading waived (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2012Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
02/14/2012Printed as engrossed 12102606D-E
02/16/2012Placed on Calendar
02/16/2012Read first time
02/16/2012Referred to Committee on Rules
02/21/2012Reported from Rules with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2012Taken up
02/24/2012Committee amendments agreed to
02/24/2012Engrossed by House as amended SJ76
02/24/2012Agreed to by House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/24/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2012House amendments agreed to by Senate
03/14/2012Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ76ER)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 50 seconds.