Hampton Roads Sanitation District; changes to the enabling act. (HB2257)

Introduced By

Del. Rob Bloxom (R-Accomack)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Hampton Roads Sanitation District. Makes numerous changes to the enabling act for the Hampton Roads Sanitation District related to the addition of Northampton and Accomack Counties to the district, including realignment of the residency requirements for Commissioners. Other changes include (i) defining the term "associated water system" and inserting it as appropriate throughout the bill; (ii) amending certain eminent domain powers related to procurement of lands contiguous to the site of an existing sewage disposal system for construction and operation of an expanded sewage disposal system to meet new regulatory requirements, including nutrient removal technology; (iii) altering authority related to rates; and (iv) making various technical and clarifying updates. Read the Bill »


03/30/2021: signed by governor


01/13/2021Presented and ordered printed 21101358D
01/13/2021Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/19/2021Assigned CC & T sub: Land Use
01/28/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
01/29/2021Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2021Read first time
02/02/2021Read second time and engrossed
02/03/2021Read third time and passed House (98-Y 0-N)
02/03/2021VOTE: Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2021Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Local Government (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2021Reported from Local Government (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2021Read third time
02/17/2021Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2257ER)
02/22/2021Signed by President
02/24/2021Signed by Speaker
02/25/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 25, 2021
02/25/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/30/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 428 (effective 7/1/21)
03/30/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0428)