Bill Text: VA SB1075 | 2020 | Regular Session | Introduced

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Bill Title: Environmental Quality, Department of; public comment.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Enrolled) 2020-03-20 - Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020 [SB1075 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2020-SB1075-Introduced.html
Offered January 17, 2020
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 10.1-1186.6, relating to the Department of Environmental Quality; public comment.
Patron-- McClellan
Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 10.1-1186.6 as follows:

§10.1-1186.6. Public participation and comment.

For any nonemergency, nonexempt regulatory action, the Department shall, for at least 60 days, afford interested persons an opportunity to (i) submit data, views, and arguments, either orally or in writing, to the Department and (ii) be accompanied by and represented by counsel or other representative.