Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Board; requires owners of dams to submit annual certifications. (SB1456)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)

Progress

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

Description

Soil and Water Conservation Board; dam safety.  Requires owners of dams who submit annual certifications relating to dam compliance to do so each year by January 15. Dam owners who fail to submit certifications in a timely fashion shall not enjoy the presumption that the dam is deemed to be in compliance with the spillway requirements of the Board's Impounding Structure Regulations. Dam owners must also make the same certifications available, upon request and within five business days, to any person. Dam owners who receive money for a dam rehabilitation project for which the state is serving as the nonfederal sponsor under a Project Partnership Agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be required to convey a conservation easement in such land. Amends § 10.1-605, § 10.1-605.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/21/2011Presented and ordered printed 11104077D
01/21/2011Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/01/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1456)
02/07/2011Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Committee substitute printed 11105129D-S1
02/08/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2011Read second time
02/08/2011Reading of substitute waived
02/08/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11105129D-S1
02/08/2011Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1456S1
02/08/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2011Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2011Placed on Calendar
02/09/2011Read first time
02/09/2011Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/11/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1456S1)
02/16/2011Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (18-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2011Read second time
02/18/2011Read third time
02/18/2011Passed House (92-Y 3-N)
02/18/2011VOTE: PASSAGE (92-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2011Enrolled
02/24/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1456ER)
02/24/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1456ER)
02/24/2011Signed by Speaker
02/24/2011Signed by President
03/21/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 323 (effective 7/1/11)
03/21/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0323)

Video

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.