2012 Regular Session


File Code: Civil Actions and Procedures Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 819
Sponsored By:
Delegates Smigiel, Cluster, Eckardt, Hough, Kach, Krebs, McComas, McDermott, Schulz, and Vitale
Private Property Rights - Regulatory Infringement - Compensation


Giving an owner of private property a cause of action under specified circumstances against the Department of the Environment, the Department of Natural Resources, or the Department of Planning if the application of specified regulations infringes on a private property right; providing that the cause of action shall be filed in a specified court; providing for the sum that a private property owner may recover; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Environmental Matters
Hearing 2/2 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 2/23 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Environmental Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate John W. E. Cluster, Jr., District 8
Delegate Adelaide C. Eckardt, District 37B
Delegate Michael J. Hough, District 3B
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5B
Delegate Susan W. Krebs, District 9B
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Michael A. McDermott, District 38B
Delegate Kelly Schulz, District 4A
Delegate Cathy Vitale, District 33A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Circuit Courts
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Environment, Department of
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Natural Resources, Department of
Planning, Department of
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Real Property
Rules and Regulations
Statutes of Limitation

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 5-120 , 6-203 )
State Government
( 12-601 through 12-604 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Environmental Matters