SB 840 -  Residential Property Riparian Rights

by Albritton
Requiring land surveyors to give preference to using the prolongation-of-property-line method to establish a property owner’s riparian rights along a channel under certain circumstances; requiring courts to award reasonable attorney fees and costs to a prevailing party in a civil action under certain circumstances, etc.
Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Event: Died in Messages on Monday, March 14, 2022 1:03 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

Senate Referrals

  • Environment and Natural Resources
    • On agenda for: 01/10/22 4:00 PM
    • Favorable (final action) Votes: Yeas 4   Nays 0
  • Judiciary
    • On agenda for: 01/24/22 3:00 PM
    • Favorable (final action) Votes: Yeas 9   Nays 0
  • Rules
    • On agenda for: 02/03/22 9:00 AM
    • Favorable (final action) Votes: Yeas 15   Nays 0

Related Bills

Bill Text

Staff Analysis

Chamber Committee
Chamber: Senate Committee: Rules 2/3/2022 1:34:14 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Rules 2/1/2022 10:47:00 AM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Judiciary 1/24/2022 6:07:34 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Judiciary 1/21/2022 2:44:25 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Environment and Natural Resources 1/10/2022 6:22:28 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Environment and Natural Resources 1/7/2022 4:11:57 PM

Vote History

Chamber Date Yeas Nays Action Action 2 Vote Detail Barcode
Chamber: Senate Date: 02/10/2022 02:39 PM   Yeas: 39 Nays: 0 Action: Action 2: Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 10] Barcode:

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Died in Messages Time: 03/14/2022 - 1:03 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration Time: 03/12/2022 - 12:00 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H In Messages Time: 02/10/2022 - 4:29 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Immediately certified -SJ 364 Time: 02/10/2022 - 3:28 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 358 Time: 02/10/2022 - 2:39 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Read 3rd time -SJ 358 Time: 02/10/2022 - 2:39 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Read 2nd time -SJ 358 Time: 02/10/2022 - 2:38 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/10/22 -SJ 364 Time: 02/07/2022 - 4:26 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading Time: 02/03/2022 - 2:31 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: __
Event: S Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -SJ 337 Time: 02/03/2022 - 11:38 AM Member: Committee: Rules Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/03/22, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building Time: 01/31/2022 - 1:44 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: __
Event: S Now in Rules Time: 01/25/2022 - 7:34 AM Member: Committee: Rules Version: __
Event: S Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 218 Time: 01/24/2022 - 5:17 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 01/24/22, 3:00 pm, 412 Knott Building Time: 01/19/2022 - 1:38 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S Introduced -SJ 56 Time: 01/11/2022 - 11:01 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Now in Judiciary Time: 01/11/2022 - 7:35 AM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S Favorable by Environment and Natural Resources; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 95 Time: 01/10/2022 - 6:01 PM Member: Committee: Environment and Natural Resources Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Environment and Natural Resources, 01/10/22, 4:00 pm, 37 Senate Building Time: 01/03/2022 - 1:42 PM Member: Committee: Environment and Natural Resources Version: __
Event: S Referred to Environment and Natural Resources; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 56 Time: 11/16/2021 - 2:19 PM Member: Committee: Environment and Natural Resources Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 11/05/2021 - 8:22 AM Member: Committee: Version: __

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