Bills Pending Virginia House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Chesapeake Committee

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VAHB1192IntroAboveground storage tanks; Hazardous Substance Aboveground Storage Tank Fund; civil and criminal penalties. Directs the State Water Control Board to regulate aboveground storage tanks that measure more than 1,320 gallons in capacity and are used to c...
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2020-01-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Chesapeake Committee
VAHB1205IntroDischarge of deleterious substance into state waters; notice. Decreases from 24 hours to eight hours the time frame for any person who unlawfully discharges any deleterious substance into state waters to give notice to the Director of the Department ...
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2020-01-15
[Hearing: Jan 20]
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Chesapeake Committee
VAHB1373IntroFlood Resiliency Clearing House Program. Directs the Department of Conservation and Recreation to develop a Flood Resiliency Clearing House Program for coordinating flood mitigation solutions. The bill requires the Clearing House to solicit flood mit...
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2020-01-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Chesapeake Committee
VAHB1329IntroChesapeake Bay; Resource Protection Areas; tree removal. Directs the State Water Control Board, when developing criteria for use by localities in addressing Resource Protection Areas (RPAs) under the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act, to require that a...
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2020-01-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Chesapeake Committee
VAHB389IntroHurricane and Flooding Risk Reduction and Bond Rating Protection Act of 2020; report. Establishes the Hurricane and Flooding Risk Reduction and Bond Rating Protection Act of 2020, which establishes the Commonwealth of Virginia as a nonfederal sponsor...
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2020-01-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Chesapeake Committee
VAHB1366IntroCommissioner of Health and the Director of the Department of Environmental Quality; program to remediate septic systems in recurrently flooded areas of Resource Protection Areas. Directs the Commissioner of Health and the Director of the Department o...
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2020-01-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Chesapeake Committee
VAHB1364IntroResource Protection Areas; improvement plans. Directs the State Water Control Board, in promulgating regulations that establish criteria for use by local governments to determine the ecological and geographic extent of Chesapeake Bay Preservation Are...
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2020-01-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Chesapeake Committee
VAHB1313IntroChief Resiliency Officer. Directs the Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security to designate a Chief Resiliency Officer. The Chief Resiliency Officer, who shall hold no other position, shall serve as the primary coordinator of resilience and a...
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2020-01-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Chesapeake Committee
VAHB1314IntroChief Resiliency Officer. Directs the Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security to designate a Chief Resiliency Officer. The Chief Resiliency Officer, who shall hold no other position, shall serve as the primary coordinator of resilience and a...
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2020-01-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Chesapeake Committee
VAHB1308IntroStormwater management; grandfathered land-disturbing activities. Authorizes any land-disturbing activity that was eligible to take place pursuant to technical criteria that were adopted by the State Water Control Board prior to July 1, 2014, to be go...
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2020-01-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Chesapeake Committee
VAHB1375IntroLiving shorelines; resiliency. Includes a shoreline practice that may enhance coastal resilience and attenuation of wave energy and storm surge in the definition of living shoreline for purposes of establishing and implementing a general permit regul...
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2020-01-14
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Chesapeake Committee
VAHB520IntroDepartment of Environmental Quality; tree planting as land cover type, best management practice; stakeholder group. Directs the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to convene a stakeholder advisory group for the purpose of studying the planting...
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2020-01-14
[Hearing: Jan 20]
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Chesapeake Committee
VAHB504IntroChesapeake Bay Preservation Areas; mature trees. Adds the preservation of mature trees, both as a stormwater management tool and as a means of providing other benefits, to the list of activities that the State Water Resources Board is directed to enc...
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2020-01-14
[Hearing: Jan 20]
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Chesapeake Committee
VAHB653IntroCondemned growing beds; electronic maps. Authorizes the Commissioner of Marine Resources to provide public designation of condemned crustacea, finfish, or shellfish growing areas through the use of downloadable maps or digital interactive online maps...
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2020-01-14
[Hearing: Jan 20]
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Chesapeake Committee
VAHB981IntroClean Energy and Community Flood Preparedness Act; fund. Directs the Department of Environmental Quality to incorporate into regulations previously adopted by the State Air Pollution Control Board certain provisions establishing a carbon dioxide cap ...
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2020-01-14
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Chesapeake Committee
VAHB1152IntroRegional Greenhouse Gas Initiative; Energy Efficiency Fund. Directs the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to implement the final carbon trading regulation as approved by the Air Pollution Control Board providing for the establishment of a car...
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2020-01-14
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Chesapeake Committee
VAHB1393IntroNutrient credit trading; adjacent hydrologic unit code. Removes authority for a Virginia Stormwater Management Program or Virginia Erosion and Stormwater Management Program to allow compliance with stormwater nonpoint nutrient runoff water quality cr...
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2020-01-14
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Chesapeake Committee
VAHB22IntroVirginia Shoreline Resiliency Fund; grant program. Changes the Virginia Shoreline Resiliency Fund (the Fund) from a lending program to a grant program. The bill directs the Fund to grant money to localities to enable them to offer cost-sharing progra...
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2020-01-14
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Chesapeake Committee
VAHB20IntroVirginia Alternative Energy and Coastal Protection Act. Virginia Alternative Energy and Coastal Protection Act. Directs the Department of Environmental Quality to implement the final carbon trading regulation as approved by the State Air Pollution Co...
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2020-01-14
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Chesapeake Committee
VAHB24IntroHurricane and Flooding Risk Reduction and Bond Rating Protection Act of 2020; report. Establishes the Hurricane and Flooding Risk Reduction and Bond Rating Protection Act of 2020, which establishes the Commonwealth of Virginia as a nonfederal sponsor...
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2020-01-14
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Chesapeake Committee
VAHB706IntroOffshore drilling; prohibition on leases; policy. Prohibits the granting of a lease, easement, or permit on the beds of the waters of the Commonwealth that would allow any infrastructure for conveying oil or gas associated with offshore drilling and ...
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2020-01-14
[Hearing: Jan 20]
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Chesapeake Committee
VAHB110IntroRegional Greenhouse Gas Initiative; trading allowance reserve account; facilities with long-term contracts. Provides that if the Commonwealth becomes a participant in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative or another carbon dioxide cap and trade prog...
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2020-01-14
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Chesapeake Committee
VAHB1422IntroChesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan initiatives; nutrient management plans; livestock stream exclusion. Requires any operator of at least 50 acres of cropland in the Chesapeake Bay watershed to submit a nutrient management plan for such crop...
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2020-01-14
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Chesapeake Committee
VAHB882IntroStormwater management; proprietary best management practices; reciprocity. Directs the State Water Control Board to adopt regulations providing reciprocity with only those state, regional, or national certification programs that verify and certify nu...
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2020-01-14
[Hearing: Jan 20]
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Chesapeake Committee
VAHB751IntroVirginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund; low-income loans; forgiveness of principal. Continues the Virginia Shoreline Resiliency Fund as the Virginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund for the purpose of creating a low-interest loan program to help...
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2020-01-14
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Chesapeake Committee
VAHB382IntroVirginia Shoreline Resiliency Fund; grant program. Changes the Virginia Shoreline Resiliency Fund (the Fund) from a lending program to a grant program. The bill directs the Fund to grant money to localities to enable them to offer cost-sharing progra...
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2020-01-14
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Chesapeake Committee
VAHB1464IntroLocal authority to restrict nutrient credit usage. Authorizes the governing body of any locality, by ordinance, to restrict the total nutrient credits that are generated in the locality and used in an adjacent eight-digit hydrologic unit code or four...
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2020-01-14
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Chesapeake Committee
VAHB173IntroWaterfowl blinds in locality where certain hunting prohibited. Directs the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries not to license any stationary waterfowl blind in any area in which a local governing body prohibits by ordinance the hunting of birds w...
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2020-01-14
[Hearing: Jan 20]
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Chesapeake Committee
VAHB794IntroFlood Insurance Fund; low-income Virginians. Creates a Flood Insurance Fund and directs the Executive Director of the Board of Directors of the Virginia Resources Authority to establish a program to use the Fund to subsidize the purchase of flood ins...
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2020-01-14
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Chesapeake Committee
VAHB1016IntroOffshore energy resources; moratorium on offshore oil and gas development. Prohibits any form of leasing for purposes of exploration, development, or production of oil or gas in Virginia's territorial sea, which encompasses the waters within three na...
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2020-01-14
[Hearing: Jan 20]
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Chesapeake Committee
VAHB1448IntroManagement of the menhaden fishery. Requires the Virginia Marine Resources Commission to adopt regulations necessary to manage Atlantic menhaden, including those necessary to comply with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Interstate Fish...
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2020-01-14
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Chesapeake Committee
VAHB1128IntroDischarge of deleterious substance into state waters; notice. Requires any person who unlawfully discharges any deleterious substance into state waters to give written notice to the State Water Control Board. Current law requires written notice to be...
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2020-01-14
[Hearing: Jan 20]
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Chesapeake Committee
VAHB221IntroTree conservation ordinance; Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act locality; designated trees. Adds "Chesapeake Bay watershed tree," as defined in the bill, to the types of tree that a locality with a tree conservation ordinance is authorized to designate ...
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2020-01-14
[Hearing: Jan 20]
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Chesapeake Committee
VAHB1454IntroDepartment of Environmental Quality; consolidation of erosion and sediment control, stormwater, and Chesapeake Bay preservation laws. Directs the Department of Environmental Quality to study the statutory and regulatory changes necessary to fully int...
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2020-01-14
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources: Chesapeake Committee
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