Deleterious substances; discharge into state waters. (HB1870)

Introduced By

Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Discharge of deleterious substance into state waters; notice. Requires any person who unlawfully discharges any deleterious substance into state waters to give written notice to the State Water Control Board. Current law requires written notice to be given only to the Department of Environmental Quality. The bill also requires the Board or the Department to give the reported discharge information to local newspapers, television stations, and radio stations as soon as practicable after receiving it. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101576D
01/10/2017Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/16/2017Assigned ACNR sub: Chesapeake
01/16/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1870)
01/26/2017Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (2-Y 4-N)
02/07/2017Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources