VA HB770 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 7 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-14 - Assigned ACNR sub: Agriculture
Pending: House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Agriculture Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Goat grazing on stream buffers. Authorizes a locality that procures and utilizes goats for the temporary grazing of stream buffers to remain in compliance with a resource management plan for pasture land. Such compliance qualifies the locality for matching grants for agricultural best management practices provided through the Virginia Agricultural Best Management Practices Cost-Share Program. The bill also clarifies that such grazing is not prohibited by certain provisions of the State Water Control Law.

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Goats; grazing on stream buffers.



2020-01-14HouseAssigned ACNR sub: Agriculture
2020-01-07HouseReferred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
2020-01-07HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103751D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
101104.8(n/a)See Bill Text
62144.5(n/a)See Bill Text

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