Living shorelines projects; issuance of general permits. (HB911)

Introduced By

Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Living shorelines general permit. Requires regulations for the issuance of general permits for living shoreline projects to include an expedited review process. The bill allows construction of such projects under the local wetlands and coastal primary sand dunes ordinances. A living shoreline is a shoreline management practice that provides erosion control and water quality benefits; protects, restores, or enhances natural shoreline habitat; and maintains coastal processes through the strategic placement of plants, stone, and fill. Amends § 28.2-104.1, § 28.2-1302, § 28.2-1403, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/08/2014Committee
01/08/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14103334D
01/08/2014Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/16/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB911)
01/22/2014Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2014Read first time
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB911)
01/24/2014Read second time and engrossed
01/27/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/2014Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/27/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
01/27/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2014Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/13/2014Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/18/2014Read third time
02/18/2014Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2014Enrolled
02/20/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB911ER)
02/20/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB911ER)
02/20/2014Signed by Speaker
02/22/2014Signed by President
03/05/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 143 (effective 7/1/14)
03/05/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0143)

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 45 seconds.