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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)
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)
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)
VASB188PassNutrient credit stream restoration projects; use of third-party long-term stewards. Authorizes the Department of Environmental Quality to allow the use of third-party long-term stewards to hold and manage the long-term management fund to maintain str...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0422)
VASB187PassAccelerated stream nutrient credit release. Allows the Department of Environmental Quality to accelerate the release of nutrient credits generated by a stream restoration project based on (i) a determination that the level of risk is low, (ii) the pr...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0526)
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)
VAHB769PassDepartment of Health; onsite sewage system pump-out oversight; certain localities. Requires the Department of Health (the Department), effective July 1, 2023, to manage and enforce onsite sewage system pump-out compliance for Accomack, Essex, Glouces...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0486)
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)
VAHB1297PassComprehensive water supply planning process. Directs the State Water Control Board to consider existing interjurisdictional arrangements in designating comprehensive water supply regional planning areas and to provide a mechanism for a locality to re...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0331)
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)
VASB357PassVirginia Port Authority; Waterway Maintenance Grant Program; qualifications of recipient. Authorizes the Virginia Port Authority, in awarding grants through the Waterway Maintenance Grant Program, to award a grant to a political subdivision or govern...
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2022-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0282)
VAHB771PassPublication of local Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act information. Requires each locality in Tidewater Virginia to publish on its website the criteria and elements adopted by the locality to implement its local plan as required by the Chesapeake Bay P...
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2022-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0207)
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)
VAHB184PassVirginia Stormwater Management Programs; regional industrial facility authorities. Authorizes a locality that administers a Virginia Stormwater Management Program (VSMP) or a Virginia Erosion and Stormwater Management Program (VESMP) to administer su...
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2022-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0160)
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)
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)
VAHB1224PassStormwater management; proprietary best management practices; emergency. Directs the State Water Control Board to update its regulations providing for the certification and use of a proprietary best management practice (BMP) if another state, regiona...
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2022-04-01
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0032)
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
VASB354Engross

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James River watershed; timeline for compliance with regulations of certain combined sewer overflow outfalls. Advances the timeline from 2035 to 2030 for work on construction related to any consent special order issued by the State Water Control Board...
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2022-03-08
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB276Intro

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Wetland and stream mitigation banks; use of credits from secondary service area. Allows any applicant for a Virginia Water Protection Permit to purchase or use credits from the secondary service area of a mitigation service provider.
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2022-02-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB393Intro

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Water quality; consideration of economic or social development. Requires the State Water Control Board to analyze the economic or social impact on residents who and communities that have historically been economically or socially disadvantaged when c...
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2022-02-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB479Intro

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Wetland and stream mitigation credits; dam removal credits. Provides the Department of Environmental Quality the authority to allow applicants for permits with stream mitigation requirements to satisfy all or part of the requirements through dam remo...
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2022-02-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB792Intro

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Nutrient 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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2022-02-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB899Intro

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Aboveground storage tanks; Hazardous Substance Aboveground Storage Tank Fund; civil penalties. Directs the State Water Control Board to regulate aboveground storage tanks that measure more than 250 gallons in capacity and are used to contain hazardou...
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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
VAHB959Intro

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Dissemination of information regarding unpermitted discharges; de minimis impact. Modifies the current requirement that the Department of Environmental Quality disseminate information about certain unpermitted discharges to require dissemination of a...
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2022-02-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB1228Intro

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Water quality; baseline conditions. Requires the Department of Environmental Quality to document baseline conditions of any waters of the Commonwealth that may be affected by any discharge authorized by the State Water Control Board.
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2022-02-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHJR55Intro

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Study; Albemarle-Pamlico Watershed; report. Requests the Department of Environmental Quality to study the Albemarle-Pamlico Watershed in Virginia, including land use, stormwater, groundwater, storm information, and flora and fauna there.
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2022-02-15
To House Rules Committee
VAHB1283Intro

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Nutrient credits; generation near where used; report. Provides that any nutrient credit used to comply with certain stormwater runoff water quality criteria shall be generated in the same eight-digit hydrologic unit code (HUC), as defined by the U.S....
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2022-02-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB947Intro

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Virginia Resources Authority; short-term loans. Authorizes the Virginia Resources Authority to establish a revolving loan fund to make short-term loans to planning district commissions, with interest not to exceed one percent. Under the bill, the loa...
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2022-02-11
Tabled in Appropriations (18-Y 0-N)
VASB489Intro

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Water quality funds; localities in fiscal stress. Directs that, to the maximum extent practicable, at least 25 percent of the grant agreements entered into by the Department of Conservation and Recreation, at least 25 percent by the Department of Env...
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2022-02-08
To Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee
VASB654Intro

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Wetland and stream mitigation banks; location of site. Allows a permit applicant to purchase wetland and stream mitigation credits from the locality in which the site is located if no credits are available to purchase in the primary service area or n...
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2022-02-08
To Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee
VASB503Intro

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Virginia Resources Authority; short-term loans to planning district commissions. Provides that the Virginia Resources Authority (VRA) shall have the power to establish a perpetual and permanent revolving fund with any funds appropriated by the Genera...
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2022-02-08
Stricken at request of Patron in Finance and Appropriations (15-Y 1-N)
VASB171Intro

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Department of Health; harmful algal bloom mitigation. Directs the Department of Health to develop and implement a harmful algal bloom mitigation plan. Department of Health; harmful algal bloom mitigation. Directs the Department of Health to develop ...
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2022-01-26
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VAHB845Intro

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Virginia Resources Authority; Resilient Virginia Revolving Loan Fund. Creates the Resilient Virginia Revolving Loan Fund, for which sums are appropriated by the General Assembly, and that is administered and managed by the Virginia Resources Authorit...
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2022-01-26
Stricken from docket by Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (22-Y 0-N)
VAHB948Intro

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Purchase or use of mitigation bank credits; notification to local government. Requires a permittee that purchases or uses mitigation bank credits to notify, in writing, the chief executive officer and commissioner of the revenue of the locality in wh...
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2022-01-26
Stricken from docket by Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (22-Y 0-N)
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