Environmental Quality, Department of; powers of Executive Director. (HB1624)

Introduced By

Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Environmental Quality; consent agreements.  Authorizes the Executive Director of the Department of Environmental Quality, when the State Water Control Board is not in session, to enter into consent orders with persons who have violated the water control laws or provisions of their ground water permit or surface water management area permits. Read the Bill »


02/21/2011: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/10/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100482D
01/10/2011Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/19/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1624)
01/19/2011Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (15-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2011Read first time
01/21/2011Read second time and engrossed
01/24/2011Read third time and passed House (58-Y 40-N)
01/24/2011VOTE: PASSAGE (58-Y 40-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
01/25/2011Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/21/2011Passed by indefinitely in Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (10-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, 2 clips in all, totaling 3 minutes.