Sediment reduction credits. (SB292)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon) with support from co-patron Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Sediment reduction credits. Authorizes Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4) permittees to acquire and use sediment reduction credits as part of a compliance strategy for implementing the Chesapeake Bay TMDL. Currently, MS4s have similar authority for nitrogen and phosphorous; the bill adds a third pollutant, sediment. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101611D
01/07/2016Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/21/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB292)
01/28/2016Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2016Committee substitute printed 16104664D-S1
02/01/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2016Read second time
02/02/2016Reading of substitute waived
02/02/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16104664D-S1
02/02/2016Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB292S1
02/03/2016Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2016Placed on Calendar
02/05/2016Read first time
02/05/2016Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/08/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB292S1)
02/10/2016Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2016Read second time
02/12/2016Read third time
02/12/2016Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/12/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2016Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB292ER)
02/15/2016Signed by President
02/15/2016Signed by Speaker
02/16/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/16/16
02/16/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 23, 2016
02/16/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB292ER)
02/23/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 8 (effective 7/1/16)
02/23/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0008)