VA SB769 | 2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Engrossed on February 7 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-03-03 - Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
Pending: House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [HTML]

Summary

Environmental proceedings; findings of fact. Directs the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to give deference to findings of fact by a presiding officer based on the evidence presented in any formal proceeding where the parties are operating under a consent decree. The bill directs a court to give deference to a factual recommendation by a hearing officer, and creates a rebuttable presumption with respect to such facts. The bill requires that the Director of the Department give the factual and legal basis for the decision to revoke or amend a solid waste management permit.

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Title

Environmental proceedings; findings of fact.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2020-02-24 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 3-N) (Y: 5 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-07 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (Y: 38 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-07 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (Y: 38 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-06 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-04 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (15-Y 0-N) (Y: 15 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-03-03HouseLeft in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
2020-02-24HouseSubcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 3-N)
2020-02-13HouseAssigned ACNR sub: Chesapeake
2020-02-13HouseReferred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
2020-02-13HouseRead first time
2020-02-13HousePlaced on Calendar
2020-02-07SenatePassed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
2020-02-07SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
2020-02-07SenateEngrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB769S1
2020-02-07SenateCommittee substitute agreed to 20107726D-S1
2020-02-07SenateReading of substitute waived
2020-02-07SenateRead second time
2020-02-06SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2020-02-04SenateReported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (15-Y 0-N)
2020-02-04SenateCommittee substitute printed 20107726D-S1
2020-01-08SenateReferred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
2020-01-08SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104943D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
1011186.6(n/a)See Bill Text
1011409(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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