Chesapeake Bay and Waters Clean-up and Oversight Act; created. (HB1150)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge) with support from 13 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Jeff Frederick (R-Woodbridge), Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock), Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville), Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. Harvey Morgan (R-Gloucester), Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond), Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville), Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon), Del. Terrie Suit (R-Virginia Beach), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Chesapeake Bay and Virginia Waters Clean-up and Oversight Act. Requires the Secretary of Natural Resources to develop a clean-up plan for the Chesapeake Bay and Virginia waters that have been designated as impaired. The plan will include measurable objectives, a description of the strategies to meet the plan's objectives, time frames for accomplishing the objectives, and a plan for disbursing funds for point and nonpoint pollution projects. The plan will also include an analysis of alternative funding mechanisms. The Secretary is to submit the plan by January 1, 2007, and is to submit a progress report on the clean-up semiannually. Read the Bill »


03/24/2006: signed by governor


01/11/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 065264380
01/11/2006Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/08/2006Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (HB1148"
02/09/2006Read first time
02/10/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB1150H1)
02/10/2006Read second time
02/10/2006Committee substitute agreed to 065196380-H1
02/10/2006Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1150H1
02/13/2006Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/13/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
02/13/2006Communicated to Senate
02/14/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/2006Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/27/2006Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N)
02/28/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/28/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
03/01/2006Read third time
03/01/2006Reading of amendments waived
03/01/2006Amendments by Senator Whipple agreed to
03/01/2006Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/01/2006Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N)
03/01/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
03/02/2006Placed on Calendar
03/03/2006Senate amendments agreed to by House (100-Y 0-N)
03/03/2006VOTE: ADOPTION (100-Y 0-N)
03/11/2006Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1150ER)
03/11/2006Signed by Speaker
03/13/2006Signed by President
03/16/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB1150ER)
03/24/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 204 (effective 7/1/06)
04/03/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0204)