Probable Maximum Precipitation (PMP); DCR to utilize storm-based approach in order to derive PMP. (SB582)

Introduced By

Sen. Tom Garrett (R-Lynchburg) with support from co-patron Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Impounding structures exemption. Exempts owners of impounding structures who by July 1, 2014, have not begun the upgrading of their facilities or have been unable to comply with the Department of Conservation and Recreation's Impounding Structure Regulations until an analysis by the Department of the costs of such compliance is completed and the General Assembly has considered the findings and provided policy guidance. The analysis is to be completed by December 1, 2014, and the findings reported to the committees of oversight. Owners of impounding structures who, prior to July 1, 2014, have contracted for services in order to comply with the regulations and the Dam Safety Act will be required to continue to meet the requirements of the regulations and the Act. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2014Presented and ordered printed 14103324D
01/10/2014Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/23/2014Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2014Committee substitute printed 14104372D-S1
01/27/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/28/2014Passed by for the day
01/29/2014Read second time
01/29/2014Reading of substitute waived
01/29/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14104372D-S1
01/29/2014Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB582S1
01/30/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB582S1)
01/30/2014Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/07/2014Placed on Calendar
02/07/2014Read first time
02/07/2014Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/19/2014Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with amendment (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2014Read second time
02/21/2014Passed by for the day
02/24/2014Passed by for the day
02/25/2014Passed by for the day
02/26/2014Read third time
02/26/2014Committee amendment agreed to
02/26/2014Amendment by Delegate Byron agreed to
02/26/2014Engrossed by House as amended
02/26/2014Passed House with amendments (99-Y 0-N)
02/26/2014VOTE: PASSAGE EMERGENCY (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2014House amendments agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/28/2014Emergency clause added
03/05/2014Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB582ER)
03/05/2014Signed by Speaker
03/07/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB582ER)
03/08/2014Signed by President
04/01/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 489 (effective 4/1/14)
04/01/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0489)


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 3 minutes.