VA SB1453 | 2021 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on January 29 2021 - 50% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2021-02-08 - Continued to Special Session 1 in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources by voice vote
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]

Summary

Revision of Titles 45.1 and 67. Creates proposed Title 45.2 (Mines, Minerals, and Energy) as a revision of existing Title 45.1 (Mines and Mining) and existing Title 67 (Virginia Energy Plan). Proposed Title 45.2 consists of 21 chapters divided into five subtitles: Subtitle I (Administration), Subtitle II (Coal Mining), Subtitle III (Mineral Mines), Subtitle IV (Gas and Oil), and Subtitle V (Other Sources of Energy; Energy Policy). The bill organizes the laws in a more logical manner, removes obsolete and duplicative provisions, and improves the structure and clarity of statutes pertaining to the administration of the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy, underground and surface coal mining, underground and surface mineral mines, the Virginia Gas and Oil Act, energy from wind, solar, geothermal, and nuclear sources, and energy policy. The bill moves the remaining provisions of Title 67 that are not appropriate for inclusion in proposed Title 45.2 into other existing titles of the Code. The bill has a delayed effective date of October 1, 2021, and is a recommendation of the Virginia Code Commission. Revision of Titles 45.1 and 67. Creates proposed Title 45.2 (Mines, Minerals, and Energy) as a revision of existing Title 45.1 (Mines and Mining) and existing Title 67 (Virginia Energy Plan). Proposed Title 45.2 consists of 21 chapters divided into five subtitles: Subtitle I (Administration), Subtitle II (Coal Mining), Subtitle III (Mineral Mines), Subtitle IV (Gas and Oil), and Subtitle V (Other Sources of Energy; Energy Policy). The bill organizes the laws in a more logical manner, removes obsolete and duplicative provisions, and improves the structure and clarity of statutes pertaining to the administration of the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy, underground and surface coal mining, underground and surface mineral mines, the Virginia Gas and Oil Act, energy from wind, solar, geothermal, and nuclear sources, and energy policy. The bill moves the remaining provisions of Title 67 that are not appropriate for inclusion in proposed Title 45.2 into other existing titles of the Code. The bill has a delayed effective date of October 1, 2021, and is a recommendation of the Virginia Code Commission.

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Title

Mines and Mining and Virginia Energy Plan; revision of Titles 45.1 and 67.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2021-02-01 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-02-01 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-02-01 - Senate - Senate: Engrossment reconsidered by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-01-28 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (Y: 38 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-01-26 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N) (Y: 15 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2021-02-08HouseContinued to Special Session 1 in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources by voice vote
2021-02-05HouseReferred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
2021-02-05HouseRead first time
2021-02-05HousePlaced on Calendar
2021-02-01SenatePrinted as engrossed 21101563D-E
2021-02-01SenatePassed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
2021-02-01SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
2021-02-01SenateEngrossed by Senate as amended SB1453E
2021-02-01SenateAmendments by Senator Edwards agreed to
2021-02-01SenateReading of amendments waived
2021-02-01SenateEngrossment reconsidered by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
2021-01-29SenateRead second time and engrossed
2021-01-28SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
2021-01-26SenateReported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N)
2021-01-19SenateReferred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
2021-01-19SenatePresented and ordered printed 21101563D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
1011332(n/a)See Bill Text
1011333(n/a)See Bill Text
332120(n/a)See Bill Text
332221.1(n/a)See Bill Text
451161.1(n/a)See Bill Text
451399(n/a)See Bill Text
452100(n/a)See Bill Text
4521051(n/a)See Bill Text
4521100(n/a)See Bill Text
4521505(n/a)See Bill Text
4521600(n/a)See Bill Text
4521649(n/a)See Bill Text
4521700(n/a)See Bill Text
4522119(n/a)See Bill Text
452402(n/a)See Bill Text
452500(n/a)See Bill Text
5511820.1(n/a)See Bill Text
5511951.1(n/a)See Bill Text
5512133.1(n/a)See Bill Text
621195.1(n/a)See Bill Text
621195.3(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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