Stormwater management programs; State Water Control Board to establish procedures and regulations. (HB1173)

Introduced By

Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna) with support from co-patron Del. Matt Fariss (R-Rustburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Stormwater management programs; optional for some localities. Allows any locality that does not operate a municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4) to opt out of establishing Virginia Stormwater Management Programs. Localities that notify the Department of Environmental Quality of their decision to opt out shall have their stormwater programs managed by the Department. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/15/2014Presented and ordered printed 14103701D
01/15/2014Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/20/2014Assigned ACNRsub: Chesapeake
01/23/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
01/29/2014Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (17-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2014Committee substitute printed 14104376D-H1
01/30/2014Incorporates HB58
01/30/2014Incorporates HB649
01/30/2014Incorporates HB261
01/30/2014Read first time
01/31/2014Passed by for the day
02/03/2014Passed by for the day
02/04/2014Read second time
02/04/2014Committee substitute rejected 14104376D-H1
02/04/2014Floor substitute printed 14104771D-H2 (Hodges)
02/04/2014Substitute by Delegate Hodges agreed to 14104771D-H2
02/04/2014Emergency clause added
02/04/2014Engrossed by House - floor substitute HB1173H2
02/05/2014Read third time and passed House (93-Y 1-N)
02/05/2014VOTE: PASSAGE EMERGENCY (93-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2014Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/12/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB1173H2)
02/27/2014Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2014Committee substitute printed 14105165D-S1
03/02/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB1173S1)
03/03/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
03/04/2014Read third time
03/04/2014Reading of substitute waived
03/04/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14105165D-S1
03/04/2014Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1173S1
03/04/2014Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
03/04/2014Placed on Calendar
03/05/2014Senate substitute agreed to by House 14105165D-S1 (99-Y 0-N)
03/05/2014VOTE: ADOPTION EMERGENCY (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1173ER)
03/07/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB1173ER)
03/07/2014Signed by Speaker
03/10/2014Signed by President
04/04/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 598 (effective 4/4/14)
04/04/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0598)


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 4 minutes.