Resource management plans; effect of implementation, exclusions. (HB1830)

Introduced By

Del. Ed Scott (R-Culpeper)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Agriculture; resource management plans.  Allows owners of agricultural land who implement and maintain a resource management plan to be deemed as being in full compliance with applicable state water quality requirements. The presumption does not extend to those operations (i) required to obtain a Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, (ii) required to obtain a Virginia Pollution Abatement Permit, and (iii) otherwise required by law to implement a resource management or nutrient management plan. The Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services, by regulation and with the assistance of the Department of Conservation and Recreation, shall determine the criteria necessary for qualified resource management plans. The bill sets out minimum criteria for the regulations. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101357D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/19/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1830)
01/25/2011Assigned ACNRsub: #3 Chesapeake
01/27/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (5-Y 2-N)
02/03/2011Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2011Committee substitute printed 11104759D-H1
02/04/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Read second time
02/07/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11104759D-H1
02/07/2011Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1830H1
02/08/2011Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/08/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2011Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/11/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1830H1)
02/15/2011Assigned ACNR sub: Resource Management Planning
02/21/2011Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Committee substitute printed 11105451D-S1
02/22/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2011Read third time
02/23/2011Reading of substitute waived
02/23/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11105451D-S1
02/23/2011Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1830S1
02/23/2011Passed Senate with substitute (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2011Placed on Calendar
02/24/2011Senate substitute agreed to by House 11105451D-S1 (97-Y 0-N)
02/24/2011VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1830ER)
03/03/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1830ER)
03/03/2011Signed by Speaker
03/06/2011Signed by President
03/26/2011Governor's recommendation received by House
04/05/2011Placed on Calendar
04/06/2011Pending question ordered
04/06/2011House concurred in Governor's recommendation (66-Y 32-N)
04/06/2011VOTE: ADOPTION (66-Y 32-N) (see vote tally)
04/06/2011Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation #1, #2, #3 (25-Y 15-N) (see vote tally)
04/06/2011Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation #4 (25-Y 15-N) (see vote tally)
04/06/2011G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/06/2011Reenrolled bill text (HB1830ER2)
04/06/2011Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/06/2011Signed by President as reenrolled
04/06/2011Enacted, Chapter 781 (effective 7/1/11)
04/06/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0781)


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 1 minute.


Leri Thomas writes:

This bill is outrageous, premature, given that the American Farm Bureau is currently suing the EPA over it's water quality standards, and a potential nail in Ed Scott's coffin since it puts him smack dab in conflict of interest territory.