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VASB31PassVirginia Land Conservation Foundation and Fund. Allows the Virginia Land Conservation Fund to make grants to state-recognized and federally recognized Virginia Indian Tribes and requires that at least one nonlegislative citizen member of the Virginia...
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2022-04-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0705)
VASB250VetoNonhazardous solid waste fees. Increases the annual fees for nonhazardous solid waste management facilities and indexes the fees annually based on the change in the Consumer Price Index. Nonhazardous solid waste fees. Increases the annual fees for n...
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2022-04-27
Passed by for the day
VAHB644PassDepartment of General Services; adjustment of boundary lines of surplus property. Provides that the Department of General Services may determine that a boundary line of surplus property is in need of adjustment and may work with landowners to make su...
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2022-04-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0761)
VAHB1309PassResilient Virginia Revolving Fund. Creates the Resilient Virginia Revolving Fund. The bill provides guidelines for deposits, expenditures, and investments and requires an annual audit of the Virginia Resources Authority. The bill provides that the Fu...
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2022-04-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0782)
VASB508Enroll

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Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Board; Virginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund. Shifts the administration of the Virginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund from the Department of Conservation and Recreation to the Virginia Soil and Water Cons...
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2022-04-27
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., May 27, 2022
VASB756PassResilient Virginia Revolving Fund. Creates the Resilient Virginia Revolving Fund. The bill provides guidelines for deposits, expenditures, and investments and requires an annual audit of the Virginia Resources Authority. The bill provides that the Fu...
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2022-04-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0739)
VASB23PassHistorical African American cemeteries; disbursement of funds; qualified organization. Expands the definition of a qualified organization that may receive funds for maintenance of a historical African American cemetery to include any locality whose p...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0540)
VAHB28PassScenic river designation; Maury River. Extends Scenic river designation; Maury River. Extends the portion of the Maury River previously designated as a state scenic river by an additional 23.2 miles.
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0409)
VAHB140PassHistorical African American cemeteries. Changes the date of establishment that qualifies historical African American cemeteries for appropriated funds to care for such cemeteries from prior to January 1, 1900, to prior to January 1, 1948, and provide...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0450)
VAHB206PassSmall renewable energy projects; impact on natural resources. Requires, as a condition for a permit by rule for a small energy project, that if the Department of Environmental Quality determines that there will be a significant adverse impact on wild...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0688)
VAHB516PassFlood resiliency and protection. Implements recommendations from the first Virginia Coastal Resilience Master Plan. The bill provides guidelines for the development of a Virginia Flood Protection Master Plan for the Commonwealth and requires that the...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0494)
VASB292PassScenic river designation; Maury River. Extends the portion of the Maury River previously designated as a state scenic river by an additional 23.2 miles.
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0410)
VAHB444PassVirginia Freedom of Information Act; meetings conducted through electronic communication means. Amends existing provisions concerning electronic meetings by keeping the provisions for electronic meetings held in response to declared states of emergen...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0597)
VAHB727PassHistorical African American cemeteries; disbursement of funds; qualified organization. Expands the definition of a qualified organization that may receive funds for maintenance of a historical African American cemetery to include any locality whose p...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0541)
VAHB1223PassScenic river designation; North Fork of the Shenandoah River. Designates an 8.8-mile portion of the North Fork of the Shenandoah River as the North Fork of the Shenandoah State Scenic River.
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0661)
VASB657PassAir Pollution Control Board and State Water Control Board; transfer of authority to Department of Environmental Quality. Limits the authority of the Air Pollution Control Board and the State Water Control Board to issuance of regulations and transfer...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0356)
VAHB850PassLyme disease; signage; instructional resources and materials. Requires the Department of Conservation and Recreation to develop and post in each state park and interstate park signage addressing the appropriate steps a visitor can take to prevent tic...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0303)
VASB551PassFlood resiliency and protection. Implements recommendations from the first Virginia Coastal Resilience Master Plan. The bill provides guidelines for the development of a Virginia Flood Protection Master Plan for the Commonwealth and requires that the...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0495)
VAHB562PassConservation and natural resources; sections not set out; technical revisions. Sets out in the Code of Virginia with amendments for clarity sections in Title 28.2 (Fisheries and Habitat of the Tidal Waters), Title 29.1 (Wildlife, Inland Fisheries and...
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2022-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0235)
VAHB49PassJames State Scenic River. Designates an additional 37-mile portion of the James River running through Nelson and Appomattox Counties as a component of the Virginia Scenic Rivers System. The bill also provides that nothing in the Scenic Rivers Act sha...
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2022-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0175)
VAHB141PassVirginia Black, Indigenous, and People of Color Virginia Black, Indigenous, and People of Color Historic Preservation Fund established. Establishes the Virginia Black, Indigenous, and People of Color Historic Preservation Fund for the purpose of awar...
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2022-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0185)
VASB158PassVirginia Black, Indigenous, and People of Color Historic Preservation Fund established. Establishes the Virginia Black, Indigenous, and People of Color Historic Preservation Fund for the purpose of awarding grants to eligible state-recognized and fed...
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2022-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0186)
VASB355PassEnhanced Nutrient Removal Certainty Program; Fredericksburg wastewater treatment facility. Adds the Fredericksburg wastewater treatment facility to the list of priority projects for the Enhanced Nutrient Removal Certainty Program. The bill provides t...
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2022-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0128)
VAHB1067PassEnhanced Nutrient Removal Certainty Program; Fredericksburg wastewater treatment facility. Adds the Fredericksburg wastewater treatment facility to the list of priority projects for the Enhanced Nutrient Removal Certainty Program. The bill provides t...
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2022-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0127)
VASB477PassHistorical African American cemeteries. Changes the date of establishment that qualifies historical African American cemeteries for appropriated funds to care for such cemeteries from prior to January 1, 1900, to prior to January 1, 1948, and provide...
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2022-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0187)
VASB28PassEconomic development; Virginia Business Ready Sites Program Fund created. Establishes the Virginia Business Ready Sites Program Fund (the Fund), to be administered by the Governor and the Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority in order t...
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2022-04-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0083)
VAHB1261Engross

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State environmental boards. Provides for appointment of members to the State Air Pollution Control Board, the Virginia Waste Management Board, and the State Water Control Board by the Governor, the Senate Committee on Rules, and the Speaker of the Ho...
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2022-03-12
Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. 1 pursuant to HJR455
VAHB1261Engross

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State environmental boards. Provides for appointment of members to the State Air Pollution Control Board, the Virginia Waste Management Board, and the State Water Control Board by the Governor, the Senate Committee on Rules, and the Speaker of the Ho...
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2022-03-12
Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. 1 pursuant to HJR455
VASB272Engross

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Climate impact of concrete; work group; report. Directs the Department of General Services to convene a stakeholder work group to review the climate impact of concrete and recommend policies and practices to incentivize the reduction of the air emiss...
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2022-03-08
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB847Engross

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Virginia Resiliency Authority; established. Establishes the Virginia Resiliency Authority (the Authority) as a body politic and corporate, a political subdivision of the Commonwealth. The bill provides that the Authority shall be governed by a 17-mem...
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2022-03-03
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VASB482Engross

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Consultation with federally recognized Tribal Nations; permits and reviews with potential impacts on environmental, cultural, and historic resources. Requires the Department of Conservation and Recreation, the Department of Environmental Quality, the...
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2022-03-02
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB892Engross

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Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative; preexisting contracts. Establishes a reserve account for the purchase of Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) allowances by an entity that has a preexisting contractual arrangement related to a power purchase ...
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2022-03-01
Passed by indefinitely in Finance and Appropriations (9-Y 6-N)
VAHB1267Engross

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Low-emissions and zero-emissions vehicle standards. Provides that the State Air Pollution Control Board may promulgate regulations in accordance with an Advanced Clean Car I Program beginning with vehicle model year 2030. Current law requires the Boa...
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2022-03-01
Failed to report (defeated) in Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (7-Y 8-N)
VAHB73Engross

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Electric utilities; definitions; public interest; aggregate capacity requirements for renewable energy facilities; cost recovery. Amends certain provisions related to the Air Pollution Control Board's regulation of carbon dioxide emissions. The bill ...
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2022-02-28
Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (9-Y 5-N)
VAHB118Engross

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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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2022-02-28
Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (12-Y 3-N)
VAHB1301Engross

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Repeal of the Clean Energy and Community Flood Preparedness Act. Directs the Director of the Department of Environmental Quality to suspend the Commonwealth's participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. Repeal of the Clean Energy and Co...
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2022-02-22
Passed by indefinitely in Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (8-Y 7-N)
VAHB132Intro

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State parks; Disabled Veteran's Passport. Expands the Disabled Veteran's Passport program to all U.S. veterans with a service-connected disability. Currently, a veteran must be 100 percent disabled to be eligible for the program, which provides free ...
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2022-02-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB202Intro

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Solar facilities; permit by rule. Lowers from 150 to 20 megawatts the maximum generation capacity of an electrical generation facility that generates electricity only from sunlight to qualify for issuance of a permit by rule.
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2022-02-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB708Intro

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Virginia Electric Vehicle Grant Program; use of state funds. Allows the Department of Environmental Quality to use state funds for costs associated with convening a work group to develop recommendations and establish criteria for the Virginia Electri...
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2022-02-15
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB487Intro

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State park fees; Virginia National Guard and Virginia Air National Guard. Directs the Department of Conservation and Recreation to establish a policy that entitles any active duty member of the Virginia National Guard or the Virginia Air National Gua...
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2022-02-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB826Intro

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Beverage container deposit and redemption program; established; civil and criminal penalties. Establishes a beverage container deposit, refund, and redemption program involving distributors, retailers, and consumers. The program would be run by a Pro...
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2022-02-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB709Intro

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Packaging Stewardship Program and Fund; established. Establishes the Packaging Stewardship Program (the Program), administered by the Department of Environmental Quality. Under the Program, a producer that sells products with packaging materials in t...
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2022-02-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB411Intro

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Military personnel; free admittance to state parks, museums, and cultural institutions. Provides free access to state parks, museums, and cultural institutions to active duty and reserved members of the United States Armed Forces and their dependents...
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2022-02-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB949Intro

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Pavement sealants containing coal tar prohibited. Prohibits the sale and distribution of any pavement sealant that contains coal tar on or after July 1, 2022, except that a retailer may continue to sell any existing inventory that remains in stock on...
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2022-02-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB647Intro

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Packaging Stewardship Program and Fund; Stewardship Advisory Committee; established. Establishes the Packaging Stewardship Program, administered by the Department of Environmental Quality. Under the Program, a producer that sells products with packag...
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2022-02-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB469Intro

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Electric utilities; clean energy mandates; transitioning Electric utilities; clean energy mandates; transitioning workers; New Virginia Economy Act. Establishes a moratorium, effective January 1, 2023, on approval by any state agency or political sub...
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2022-02-15
To House Commerce and Energy Committee
VAHB1035Intro

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State parks; free entry for veterans. Establishes a Veteran's Passport program for veterans of the Armed Forces of the United States or members of the Virginia National Guard that entitles the bearer to enter state parks in the Commonwealth without t...
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2022-02-15
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB602Intro

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Department of Flood Control; Commonwealth Flood Plan. Creates the Commonwealth Flood Board as a policy board in the executive branch. The bill provides that the Board's duties shall include, among others, overseeing the development, implementation, a...
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2022-02-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB1200Intro

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Landfill siting; proximity to private wells. Prohibits the siting of a new municipal solid waste landfill within one mile upgradient of any existing private well.
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2022-02-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB918Intro

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Packaging Stewardship Program and Fund; established. Establishes the Packaging Stewardship Program (the Program), administered by the Department of Environmental Quality. Under the Program, a producer that sells products with packaging materials in t...
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2022-02-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
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