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VASB258EngrossPersons permitted to work in mines; age requirements. Removes a prohibition on persons under 18 years of age working in or around any mine, and requires the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy to conform its regulations to federal law with respe...
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2020-02-28
Passed by for the day
VAHB1707EngrossClean Energy Advisory Board. Expands the membership of the Clean Energy Advisory Board (the Board) from 15 to 17 members. The measure specifies that one of the new members shall be an expert with experience implementing low-income and middle-income i...
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2020-02-28
Passed Senate (24-Y 13-N)
VASB634EngrossAlternative and efficient energies; subsidies and rebates. Creates incentive programs relating to the adoption of alternative and efficient energies. The bill establishes the Energy Efficiency Subsidy Program to fund grants to subsidize residential e...
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2020-02-18
Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (9-Y 0-N)
VAHB77IntroFossil fuel projects moratorium; clean energy mandates; Fossil fuel projects moratorium; clean energy mandates; civil penalties; Green New Deal Act. Establishes a moratorium, effective January 1, 2021, on approval by any state agency or political sub...
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2020-02-11
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB1180IntroMisdemeanor; maximum term of confinement. Reduces the maximum term of confinement in jail for a Class 1 misdemeanor and certain unclassified misdemeanors from 12 months to 364 days.
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2020-02-11
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB1239IntroPersons permitted to work in mines; age requirements. Removes a prohibition on persons under 18 years of age working in or around any mine, and requires the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy to conform its regulations to federal law with respe...
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2020-02-11
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB705IntroState air, waste, and water boards; permit authority; appointment of members. Removes the authority to issue, reissue, amend, or modify permits or certificates or to hear permit actions from the Air Pollution Control Board, the Waste Management Board...
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2020-02-05
Continued to 2021 with substitute in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources by voice vote
VAHB1171IntroSolar farms; annual report of acreage; report. Directs the Virginia Solar Energy Center to compile an annual report that lists (i) the total acreage of solar farm or utility-scale solar facility development projects completed in the prior calendar ye...
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2020-02-05
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB206IntroElectric utility regulation; retail customer choice. Electric utility regulation; retail customer choice. Replaces the Virginia Electric Utility Regulation Act with a system under which retail customers will be able to purchase electricity from the r...
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2020-02-04
Incorporated by Labor and Commerce
VAHB1677IntroElectric utility regulation; retail customer choice. Electric utility regulation; retail customer choice. Replaces the Virginia Electric Utility Regulation Act with a system under which retail customers will be able to purchase electricity from the r...
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2020-02-04
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VASB1093IntroSurface mineral mines; local authority. Authorizes a locality to regulate certain aspects of surface mineral mines including (i) creating a reasonable buffer zone around any blasting area of any surface mineral mine adjacent to or within a reasonable...
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2020-01-28
Failed to report (defeated) in Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (2-Y 10-N 2-A)
VAHB1306IntroRenewable energy storage projects; brownfields and reclaimed lands; regulations. Directs the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy to adopt regulations allowing appropriate brownfields and lands reclaimed after mining to be developed as sites for ...
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2020-01-22
Stricken from docket by Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (22-Y 0-N)
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