Nonhazardous solid waste permit fees; Waste Management Board shall periodically review anual fees. (SB235)

Introduced By

Sen. John Watkins (R-Midlothian)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Solid waste management fees.  Assesses operators or owners of solid waste management facilities a fee of $2 a ton on solid waste treated or deposited in their facilities. Five million dollars of the fees are to be allocated to the Department of Environmental Quality to carry out its waste management responsibilities, and any remaining funds will go to land conservation grant programs administered by the Office of Farmland Preservation and the Virginia Land Conservation Foundation. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101244D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/25/2010Failed to report (defeated) in Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (6-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2010Committee substitute printed 10104774D-S1
02/08/2010Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (10-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2010Rereferred to Finance
02/10/2010Reported from Finance (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2010Read second time
02/12/2010Reading of substitute waived
02/12/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10104774D-S1
02/12/2010Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB235S1
02/15/2010Read third time and passed Senate (30-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2010Placed on Calendar
02/17/2010Read first time
02/17/2010Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/24/2010Tabled in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (17-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.