Air Pollution Control Board; regulations under Clean Air Interstate Rule. (SB128)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville) with support from 8 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Sen. Harry Blevins (R-Chesapeake), Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon), Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg), Sen. Phil Puckett (D-Tazewell), Sen. Roscoe Reynolds (D-Martinsville), Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville), Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland), Sen. John Watkins (R-Midlothian)

Progress

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

Description

Air Pollution Control Board; regulations under the Clean Air Interstate Rule.  Retains the authority of the Air Pollution Control Board to provide for participation in the EPA-administered cap and trade system for NOx and SO2 to the fullest extent permitted by federal law, but prohibits the Board from requiring that electric generating facilities located in a nonattainment area meet NOx and SO2 compliance obligations without the purchase of allowances from in-state or out-of-state facilities. Amends § 10.1-1328, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/08/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102563D
01/08/2010Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/20/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB128)
01/29/2010Assigned ACNR sub: #2
02/08/2010Committee substitute printed 10105041D-S1
02/08/2010Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2010Read second time
02/10/2010Reading of substitute waived
02/10/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10105041D-S1
02/10/2010Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB128S1
02/11/2010Passed by for the day
02/12/2010Passed by temporarily
02/12/2010Passed by for the day
02/15/2010Engrossment reconsidered by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2010Amendment #1 by Senator McEachin withdrawn
02/15/2010Reading of amendment waived
02/15/2010Amendment #2 by Senator McEachin rejected
02/15/2010Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB128S1
02/15/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2010Passed Senate (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2010Placed on Calendar
02/17/2010Read first time
02/17/2010Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/23/2010Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2010Read second time
02/26/2010Read third time
02/26/2010Passed House (50-Y 46-N)
02/26/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (50-Y 46-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB128S1)
03/05/2010Enrolled
03/05/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB128ER)
03/05/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB128ER)
03/05/2010Signed by Speaker
03/08/2010Signed by President
04/13/2010Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/20/2010Placed on Calendar
04/21/2010Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (23-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
04/21/2010House concurred in Governor's recommendation (53-Y 42-N)
04/21/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (53-Y 42-N) (see vote tally)
04/21/2010G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/21/2010Reenrolled
04/21/2010Reenrolled bill text (SB128ER2)
04/21/2010Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/21/2010Signed by President as reenrolled
04/21/2010Enacted, Chapter 783 (effective 7/1/10)
04/21/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0783)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 7 clips in all, totaling 18 minutes.