Impoundment structures; notice of increase in the flow of water, civil penalties. (SB884)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)

Progress

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

Description

Impoundment structures; notice of increase in the flow of water; penalty. Prohibits a dam owner from substantially increasing the flow of water through a dam without first notifying riparian owners and local emergency service organizations within 10 miles downstream. The bill also requires a dam owner to make the dam's current emergency action plans and reservoir regulation protocols available to riparian landowners within 10 miles, as well as to property owners within the dam break inundation zone. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/04/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101257D
01/04/2013Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/17/2013Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2013Committee substitute printed 13104061D-S1
01/21/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2013Read second time
01/22/2013Reading of substitute waived
01/22/2013Committee substitute rejected 13104061D-S1
01/22/2013Floor substitute printed 13104332D-S2 (Deeds)
01/22/2013Substitute by Senator Deeds agreed to 13104332D-S2
01/22/2013Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute SB884S2
01/23/2013Passed by for the day
01/24/2013Passed by for the day
01/25/2013Passed by for the day
01/28/2013Motion to recommit to committee agreed to
01/28/2013Recommitted to Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/30/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB884S2)
01/31/2013Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (12-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2013Committee substitute printed 13104830D-S3
02/04/2013Engrossment reconsidered by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2013Substitute by Senator Deeds reconsidered (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2013Substitute by Senator Deeds rejected 13104332D-S2
02/04/2013Reading of substitute waived
02/04/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13104830D-S3
02/04/2013Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB884S3
02/04/2013Passed by temporarily
02/04/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2013Passed Senate (28-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2013Placed on Calendar
02/06/2013Read first time
02/06/2013Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/13/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB884S3)
02/13/2013Tabled in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 11 minutes.

Comments

Joe Malloy writes:

I think this is an excellent law.