Environmental Quality, Department of; raises civil penalties. (SB1071)

Introduced By

Sen. Don McEachin (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Environmental Quality; penalties. Raises the civil penalty that may be included with a special order from $10,000 to $25,000. The bill also makes technical amendments. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15102986D
01/13/2015Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/26/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1071)
01/29/2015Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2015Read second time and engrossed
02/04/2015Read third time and passed Senate (21-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2015Placed on Calendar
02/09/2015Read first time
02/09/2015Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/09/2015Assigned ACNRsub: Chesapeake
02/12/2015Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (2-Y 4-N)
02/24/2015Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources


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 54 seconds.