Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Board; powers and duties. (SB1309)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Board's powers and duties. Transfers authority for administration of the nutrient management certification program and responsibility for adopting regulations on nitrogen application rates from the Department of Conservation and Recreation to the Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Board. The bill also empowers the Board to allocate general fund moneys to soil and water conservation districts to support their operations and oversee districts' programs. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/17/2013Presented and ordered printed 13103828D
01/17/2013Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/24/2013Committee substitute printed 13104385D-S1
01/24/2013Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1309)
01/28/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2013Read second time
01/29/2013Reading of substitute waived
01/29/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13104385D-S1
01/29/2013Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1309S1
01/30/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1309S1)
01/30/2013Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2013Placed on Calendar
02/02/2013Read first time
02/02/2013Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/06/2013Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2013Read second time
02/08/2013Read third time
02/08/2013Committee amendments agreed to
02/08/2013Engrossed by House as amended SB1309
02/08/2013Passed House with amendments (96-Y 1-N)
02/08/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (96-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2013House amendments agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1309ER)
02/15/2013Signed by Speaker
02/18/2013Signed by President
02/21/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1309ER)
03/20/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 658 (effective 7/1/13)
03/20/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0658)


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 50 seconds.