Skip to comments.Property Rights Bill Provides Protection for Virginia Landowners
Posted on 01/22/2014 5:09:22 AM PST by RightSideNews
Del. Bob Marshall, R-Manassas, has introduced a bill that would give farmers and landowners property rights remedies against local zoning laws. The bill is inspired by the Martha Boneta debacle last year.
But unlike last years Boneta Bill, HB1219 extends beyond farmers to anyone who owns property. The bill also tackles other issues such as the constitutional rights of farmers.
HB1219 says that local governments that violate constitutional rights through zoning must pay their victims the amount of the fines they sought to impose and the actual damages, including attorney fees. The bill also allows the Virginia Attorney General to intervene on behalf of victims and provides protection for government employees who report violations of the law.
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This is effectively a dead issue since Clinton & Co. stole the Attorney general slot.
Del. Marshall is a good man, I have had the pleasure of speaking with he and his wife several years ago while he was running for US Senate.
We need state assembly members like him in CO. But it’s not going to happen, where the most influential constituents all over the world are involved in violating property rights and grabbing small, rural properties in one state.