Obstructing or contaminating state waters; increases penalty therefor. (HB1758)

Introduced By

Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Obstructing or contaminating waters. Increases the penalty for obstructing or contaminating state waters to a Class 1 misdemeanor. Currently, the penalty is a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $500 or confinement in jail for not more than 12 months, or both. Read the Bill »

Status

02/19/2007: signed by governor

History

DateAction
12/27/2006Committee
12/27/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 078288372
12/27/2006Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/18/2007Read first time
01/19/2007Read second time and engrossed
01/22/2007Read third time and passed House (92-Y 4-N)
01/22/2007Communicated to Senate
01/23/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
01/23/2007Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/06/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2007Read third time
02/07/2007Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
02/07/2007VOTE: (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2007Enrolled
02/12/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1758ER)
02/12/2007Signed by Speaker
02/12/2007Signed by President
02/19/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 26 (effective 7/1/07)
03/13/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0026)