Eastern Virginia Groundwater Management Advisory Committee; established, report. (HB1924)

Introduced By

Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna) with support from co-patron Sen. Monty Mason (D-Williamsburg)

Progress

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

Description

Eastern Virginia Groundwater Management Advisory Committee established. Establishes the Eastern Virginia Groundwater Management Advisory Committee (the Committee) to assist the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) in developing, revising, and implementing a management strategy for ground water in the Eastern Virginia Groundwater Management Area. The bill prohibits the State Water Control Board and the DEQ from taking any actions that require reductions in the volume of permitted ground water withdrawals until the report of the Committee is presented to the State Water Commission. The bill has a sunset date of January 1, 2018. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/13/2015Committee
01/13/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15102172D
01/13/2015Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/26/2015Assigned ACNRsub: Chesapeake
01/29/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (4-Y 1-N)
02/02/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1924)
02/04/2015Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2015Committee substitute printed 15104454D-H1
02/05/2015Read first time
02/06/2015Read second time
02/06/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15104454D-H1
02/06/2015Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1924H1
02/08/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1924H1)
02/09/2015Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
02/09/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2015Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/19/2015Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2015Read third time
02/24/2015Reading of amendment waived
02/24/2015Committee amendment agreed to
02/24/2015Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/24/2015Passed Senate with amendment (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2015Placed on Calendar
02/25/2015Senate amendment agreed to by House (95-Y 1-N)
02/25/2015VOTE: ADOPTION (95-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2015Enrolled
03/06/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1924ER)
03/06/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1924ER)
03/06/2015Signed by Speaker
03/07/2015Signed by President
03/10/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/10/15
03/10/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/26/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 613 (effective 7/1/15)
03/26/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0613)

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 35 seconds.