Wetlands; localities to establish and operate mitigation banks. (HB555)

Introduced By

Del. Brenda Pogge (R-Williamsburg)

Progress

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

Description

Wetlands banks. Authorizes localities to establish and operate wetlands and stream mitigation banks so long as the banks are operated in accordance with state and federal law. The bill also allows localities to purchase credits from mitigation banks. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/07/2008Committee
01/07/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 083951686
01/07/2008Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/22/2008Assigned ACNRsub: #2 Natural Resource
02/06/2008Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2008Committee substitute printed 083977686-H1
02/07/2008Read first time
02/08/2008Read second time
02/08/2008Committee substitute agreed to 083977686-H1
02/08/2008Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB555H1
02/11/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
02/11/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2008Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/11/2008Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/11/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE #2 (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2008Communicated to Senate
02/12/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2008Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/18/2008Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N)
02/19/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2008Read third time
02/20/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/2008Enrolled
02/21/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB555ER)
02/22/2008Signed by Speaker
02/25/2008Signed by President
03/03/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 172 (effective 7/1/08)
03/03/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 173 (effective 7/1/08)
03/05/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0173)