Hazardous materials; localities to prohibit initiation of new storage in floodplains. (SB196)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Herring (D-Leesburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Storage of hazardous materials. Permits localities to prohibit the initiation of new storage of hazardous materials in floodplains five stream miles upstream of an intake for a public water supply. However, the provisions of this bill shall not apply to: (i) operations of the Virginia Department of Transportation or its contractors concerning the construction, reconstruction, or maintenance of highways; or (ii) all Department of Defense facilities and operations. Read the Bill »


01/21/2008: Awaiting a Vote in the Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee


  • 01/07/2008 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 088213240
  • 01/07/2008 Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
  • 01/21/2008 Stricken at request of Patron in Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)