Interbasin transfer of water resources; State Water Control Board to establish procedures, etc. (SB425)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville) with support from co-patron Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria)

Progress

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

Description

Interbasin transfer of water resources.  Charges the State Water Control Board with the responsibility to establish policies and requirements for obtaining a Virginia Water Protection Permit for the interbasin transfer of water resources. The bill requires the applicant for a permit to provide certain information, including an analysis of alternatives to the transfer and a comprehensive analysis of the impacts that would occur in the source and receiving basins. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12
01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100304D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/24/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB425)
02/09/2012Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2012Read second time and engrossed
02/14/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2012Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2012Placed on Calendar
02/16/2012Read first time
02/16/2012Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/20/2012Assigned ACNRsub: Chesapeake
02/22/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
02/29/2012Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2012Committee substitute printed 12105603D-H1
03/01/2012Read second time
03/02/2012Read third time
03/02/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12105603D-H1
03/02/2012Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB425H1
03/02/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB425H1)
03/02/2012Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
03/02/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2012House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2012Title replaced 12105603D-H1
03/08/2012Enrolled
03/08/2012Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB425ER)
03/08/2012Signed by Speaker
03/09/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB425ER)
03/09/2012Signed by President
04/04/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 574 (effective 7/1/12)
04/04/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0574)