Environmental Quality, Department of; toxic waste site inventory. (SB227)

Introduced By

Sen. Don McEachin (D-Richmond) with support from 13 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Steve Heretick (D-Portsmouth), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria), Del. Joe Lindsey (D-Norfolk), Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church), Sen. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond), Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon), Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria), Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke), Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington), Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Environmental Quality; toxic waste site inventory. Directs the Department of Environmental Quality to inventory by July 1, 2017, nonfederally managed toxic waste sites in the Commonwealth and publish the inventory at that time and annually thereafter. The bill does not become effective unless an appropriation effectuating the purposes of the bill is included in a general appropriation act passed in 2016 by the General Assembly that becomes law. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/06/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102716D
01/06/2016Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/18/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB227)
01/21/2016Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2016Rereferred to Finance
02/02/2016Reported from Finance with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2016Read second time
02/04/2016Reading of amendment waived
02/04/2016Committee amendment agreed to
02/04/2016Engrossed by Senate as amended SB227E
02/04/2016Printed as engrossed 16102716D-E
02/05/2016Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB227E)
02/11/2016Placed on Calendar
02/11/2016Read first time
02/11/2016Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/15/2016Assigned ACNR sub: Chesapeake
02/18/2016Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
03/08/2016Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources