Eminent domain; eliminates specific provisions for assessment of costs in certain proceedings. (SB1403)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Eminent domain; costs. Eliminates specific provisions for the assessment of costs in eminent domain proceedings where the condemnor is a public service company, public service corporation, railroad, or government utility corporation and provides that all costs shall be assessed in the same manner, regardless of the identity of the condemnor. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102869D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2019Reported from Courts of Justice (11-Y 0-N 2-A) (see vote tally)
01/15/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2019Read second time and engrossed
01/17/2019Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 1-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/21/2019Placed on Calendar
01/21/2019Read first time
01/21/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/22/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1403)
02/08/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #2
02/13/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/13/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)
02/15/2019Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Read second time
02/20/2019Read third time
02/20/2019Committee amendments agreed to
02/20/2019Engrossed by House as amended
02/20/2019Passed House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/20/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2019Delegates: Bell, R.B., Leftwich, Miyares, Toscano
02/21/2019House amendments rejected by Senate (1-Y 38-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/21/2019House insisted on amendments
02/21/2019House requested conference committee
02/21/2019Senate acceded to request (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2019Conferees appointed by Senate
02/21/2019Senators: Petersen, Obenshain, Stanley
02/21/2019Conferees appointed by House
02/21/2019Delegates: Bell, Robert B., Leftwich, Miyares, Toscano
02/24/2019No further action taken
02/24/2019Failed to pass in Senate