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VAHB122PassDepartment of Environmental Quality; review and authorization of projects; hearing and appeal. Allows any person aggrieved by the final decision of the Department of Environmental Quality regarding the authorization of a project and who has participa...
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2024-04-08
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 717 (effective 7/1/24)
VAHB985PassHigh polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon pavement sealants; prohibition; civil penalty. Prohibits the sale or distribution of any pavement sealant that contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon concentrations greater than one percent by weight on or after...
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2024-04-08
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 736 (effective 7/1/24)
VAHB1157Enroll
75%
Consultation with federally recognized Tribal Nations in the Commonwealth; permits and reviews with potential impacts on environmental, cultural, and historic resources. Requires the Department of Conservation and Recreation, the Department of Enviro...
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2024-04-08
Governor's recommendation received by House
VASB580PassDepartment of Environmental Quality; review and authorization of projects; hearing and appeal. Allows any person aggrieved by the final decision of the Department of Environmental Quality regarding the authorization of a project and who has participa...
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2024-04-08
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 774 (effective 7/1/24)
VAHB1458PassChief Resilience Officer of the Commonwealth; Interagency Resilience Management Team; Virginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund; Resilient Virginia Revolving Fund; Advisory Review Committee. Amends certain provisions relating to the functions and du...
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2024-04-08
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 753 (effective - see bill)
VASB17PassMotor sports facilities; local incentives. Allows a locality that is home to a motor sports facility, as defined in relevant law, in the Commonwealth to propose local incentives that address the economic conditions within such locality and will help ...
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2024-04-05
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 572 (effective 7/1/24)
VAHB47VetoInvasive plant species; retail sales; civil penalty. Requires, for the retail sale of any invasive plant species for outdoor use on a list established by the Department of Conservation and Recreation, a retail establishment to post in a conspicuous m...
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2024-04-02
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
VAHB309PassDepartment of Forestry; Forestland and Urban Tree Canopy Conservation Plan required. Requires the Department of Forestry, in coordination with a Technical Advisory Committee composed of stakeholders, to develop a Forestland and Urban Tree Canopy Cons...
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2024-04-02
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 278 (effective 7/1/24)
VASB306VetoInvasive plant species; retail sales; civil penalty. Requires, for the retail sale of any invasive plant species for outdoor use on a list established by the Department of Conservation and Recreation, a retail establishment to post in a conspicuous m...
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2024-04-02
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
VASB461PassDepartment of Forestry; Forestland and Urban Tree Canopy Conservation Plan required. Requires the Department of Forestry, in coordination with a Technical Advisory Committee composed of stakeholders, to develop a Forestland and Urban Tree Canopy Cons...
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2024-04-02
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 354 (effective 7/1/24)
VASB584VetoDepartment of General Services; General Services Board established; Chief Administrator. Establishes the General Services Board to oversee the Department of General Services and, among other duties, to appoint a Chief Administrator for the Department...
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2024-03-27
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
VAHB892PassDepartment of Agriculture and Consumer Services; Department of Forestry; Office of Farmland Preservation transferred. Transfers from the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to the Department of Forestry the Office of Farmland Preservation...
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2024-03-26
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0146)
VAHB1379PassDepartment of Environmental Quality reports; consolidation. Consolidates varying due dates for certain reports relating to the Department of Environmental Quality to the Governor and the General Assembly to October 1 and requires such reports be subm...
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2024-03-20
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0112)
VAHB316FailVirginia Recycling Development Center established; report. Establishes the Virginia Recycling Development Center for the purposes of furthering the development of markets and processing for recycled commodities and products, to be run by a Director a...
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2024-03-09
Failed to pass in House
VAHB673Enroll
75%
Resilient Virginia Revolving Fund; projects; low-income geographic areas; nature-based solutions. Provides that the Department of Conservation and Recreation shall give additional weight to projects located in low-income geographic areas and projects...
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2024-03-09
Passed by until Reconvene, Wednesday, April 17, 2024
VASB674PassVirginia Coastal Resilience Collaborative at The College of William and Mary in Virginia. Changes references relating to coastal resilience policy from the Coastal Policy Center at William and Mary School of Law to the Virginia Coastal Resilience Col...
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2024-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0013)
VASB616PassDepartment of Agriculture and Consumer Services; Department of Forestry; Office of Farmland Preservation transferred. Transfers from the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to the Department of Forestry the Office of Farmland Preservation...
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2024-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0010)
VAHB1403Engross
50%
Dam Safety, Flood Prevention, and Protection Assistance Fund; percentage of funds available; owner match requirements.
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2024-02-29
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VAHB420Engross
50%
Temporary funding of federal park operations. Authorizes the Governor to provide funding and execute necessary agreements to allow the temporary operation of any Virginia property controlled by the National Park Service in the event of a federal gove...
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2024-02-29
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VAHB496Engross
50%
Waste tire disposal by tire producers and haulers; fee; requirements. Requires a hauler, as defined in the bill, to (i) register with the Department of Environmental Quality and (ii) transfer all waste tires to a transfer station, material recovery f...
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2024-02-27
Passed by indefinitely in Finance and Appropriations (12-Y 3-N)
VAHB3Intro
25%
State Air Pollution Control Board; motor vehicle emissions standards. Repeals the requirement that the State Air Pollution Control Board implement a low-emissions and zero-emissions vehicle program for motor vehicles with a model year of 2025 and lat...
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2024-02-13
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB7Intro
25%
State Air Pollution Control Board; regulations; low-emissions and zero-emissions vehicle standards. Repeals the State Air Pollution Control Board's authority to implement low-emissions and zero-emissions vehicle standards that apply for vehicles with...
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2024-02-13
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB67Intro
25%
Disabled Veteran's Passport; service-connected disability. Entitles any veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces with a service-connected disability to a Disabled Veteran's Passport for free entry into state parks and discounted services. Current law limits ...
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2024-02-13
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB216Intro
25%
Department of Conservation and Recreation; variances to general permit requirements for certain impounding structures; hazard potential classifications study; report. Requires the Soil and Water Conservation Board to develop a process by which an own...
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2024-02-13
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB1227Intro
25%
Recycling Infrastructure Improvement Fund; established; report. Establishes the Virginia Recycling Infrastructure Improvement Fund for the purpose of supporting local government recycling programs. The bill requires the Department of Environmental Qu...
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2024-02-13
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB1367Intro
25%
State parks; First Responder and Veteran Passport; discounted entry and parking. Establishes a First Responder and Veteran Passport that entitles a first responder or a veteran of the Armed Forces of the United States or other military service to rec...
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2024-02-13
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB259Intro
25%
Dam Safety, Flood Prevention, and Protection Assistance Fund; percentage of funds available; owner match requirements. Reduces from 50 percent to 30 percent the project match required of applicants to receive funds from the Dam Safety, Flood Preventi...
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2024-02-13
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB397Intro
25%
Regulation of electric utilities; development of renewable energy facilities; powers of State Air Pollution Control Board; powers of State Corporation Commission. Repeals provisions (i) requiring the State Air Pollution Control Board to adopt regulat...
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2024-02-13
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1449Engross
50%
Virginia Coastal Resilience Collaborative at The College of William and Mary in Virginia. Changes references relating to coastal resilience policy from the Coastal Policy Center at William and Mary School of Law to the Virginia Coastal Resilience Col...
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2024-02-13
VOTE: Defeated (48-Y 51-N)
VAHB1464Intro
25%
Validity of conservation easements; open-space land; public body. Requires the public body to hold a conservation easement or the public body acquiring real property for open-space land to determine that the limitations or obligations from acquiring ...
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2024-02-13
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB538Intro
25%
Virginia Student Environmental Literacy Plan Grant Fund and Program established. Requires the Office of Environmental Education within the Department of Conservation and Recreation, in conjunction with the Department of Education and any other stakeh...
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2024-02-13
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB1523Intro
25%
State parks; procurement exemption; Natural Area Preservation Funds created. Exempts the Department of Conservation and Recreation from competitive sealed bidding or competitive negotiation for the purchase of items for resale at retail outlets and f...
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2024-02-13
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB660Intro
25%
Corporate income tax; distribution of revenues; state parks. Requires five percent beginning July 1, 2024, of all corporate income tax revenues to be distributed to the State Park Conservation Resources Fund to provide (i) free entry to Virginia stat...
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2024-02-13
To House Finance Committee
VAHB693Intro
25%
State Air Pollution Control Board; motor vehicle emissions standards. Repeals the requirement that the State Air Pollution Control Board implement a low-emissions and zero-emissions vehicle program for motor vehicles with a model year of 2025 and lat...
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2024-02-13
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB966Intro
25%
Chief Resilience Officer of the Commonwealth; Office of Commonwealth Resilience; Interagency Resilience Working Group; Virginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund; Resilient Virginia Revolving Fund; Advisory Review Committee. Moves the position of Chi...
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2024-02-13
To House Rules Committee
VAHB1056Intro
25%
Secretary of Natural and Historic Resources; coastal resilience policy; research university collaborative. Requires the Secretary of Natural and Historic Resources and all relevant agencies, when setting coastal resilience policies, issuing permits, ...
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2024-02-13
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB741Intro
25%
Department of Environmental Quality; nuclear energy electric generation facilities; permitting. Redefines "small renewable energy projects" as "small clean energy projects" and adds an electrical generation facility with a rated capacity not exceedin...
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2024-02-13
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB948Intro
25%
Virginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund; Resilient Virginia Revolving Fund; Advisory Review Committees. Requires the Director of the Department of Conservation and Recreation to convene an Advisory Review Committee to assist in the distribution of...
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2024-02-07
Incorporated by Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
VAHB745Intro
25%
Mattress stewardship program established; civil penalty. Prohibits the disposal of a mattress, as defined in the bill, in a landfill or an incinerator beginning January 1, 2028, and requires producers of mattresses sold at retail in the Commonwealth ...
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2024-02-07
Committee substitute posted to LIS only 24106693D-H1
VASB698Intro
25%
Dam Safety, Flood Prevention, and Protection Assistance Fund; percentage of funds available; owner match requirements. Reduces from 50 percent to 30 percent the project match required of applicants to receive funds from the Dam Safety, Flood Preventi...
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2024-02-07
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VASB451Intro
25%
Corporate income tax; distribution of revenues; state parks. Requires five percent beginning July 1, 2024, of all corporate income tax revenues to be distributed to the State Park Conservation Resources Fund to provide (i) free entry to Virginia stat...
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2024-02-06
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VASB414Intro
25%
Tire stewardship program established; report. Requires producers of tires sold in the Commonwealth to join a tire stewardship organization on or before January 1, 2026, which must submit a plan to the Department of Environmental Quality for the estab...
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2024-02-06
Passed by indefinitely in Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (9-Y 6-N)
VASB561Intro
25%
Department of Environmental Quality; nuclear energy electrical generation facilities; permitting. Adds an electrical generation facility with a rated capacity not exceeding 300 megawatts that generates electricity only from nuclear energy located in ...
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2024-02-06
Stricken at request of Patron in Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (10-Y 0-N)
VASB733Intro
25%
Chief Resilience Officer of the Chief Resilience Officer of the Commonwealth; Office of Commonwealth Resilience; Interagency Resilience Working Group; Virginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund; Resilient Virginia Revolving Fund; Advisory Review Comm...
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2024-02-06
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VASB465Intro
25%
Virginia Land Conservation Foundation. Allows land trusts that have been accredited by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission or a similar set of standards and practices adopted by the Virginia Land Conservation Board of Trustees (the Board) to hold...
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2024-01-30
To Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee
VASB486Intro
25%
Certain natural gas pipeline expansion unlawful; Planning District 19. Prohibits the increase or expansion of any natural gas pipeline capacity in Planning District 19 (Crater Region), whether in new or existing pipelines, that uses existing compress...
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2024-01-30
Passed by indefinitely in Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (14-Y 1-N)
VAHB1012Intro
25%
State parks; First Responder and Veteran Passport; discounted entry and parking. Establishes a First Responder and Veteran Passport that entitles a first responder or a veteran of the Armed Forces of the United States or other military service to rec...
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2024-01-29
Stricken from docket by Appropriations (21-Y 0-N)
VASB446Intro
25%
State Air Pollution Control Board, State Water Control Board, and Virginia Waste Management Board consolidated; Board of Environmental Resources established. Consolidates the State Air Pollution Control Board, State Water Control Board, and Virginia ...
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2024-01-23
To Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee
VASB3Intro
25%
State Air Pollution Control Board; regulations; low-emissions and zero-emissions vehicle standards. Repeals the State Air Pollution Control Board's authority to implement low-emissions and zero-emissions vehicle standards that apply for vehicles with...
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2024-01-16
Passed by indefinitely in Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (8-Y 6-N)
VASB53Intro
25%
State Air Pollution Control Board; motor vehicle emissions standards. Repeals the requirement that the State Air Pollution Control Board implement a low-emissions and zero-emissions vehicle program for motor vehicles with a model year of 2025 and lat...
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2024-01-16
Incorporated by Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
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