Ground water withdrawals; waste. (HB2063)

Introduced By

Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Ground water withdrawals; waste. Provides that when the State Water Control Board determines that surface water is reasonably available for use in a ground water management area, the use of ground water other than from the surficial aquifer in such management area for a purpose other than human consumption shall be deemed to constitute waste. The bill prohibits the issuance of a ground water withdrawal permit to authorize the withdrawal of water that constitutes waste. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/07/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102115D
01/07/2019Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/16/2019Assigned ACNR sub: Subcommittee #3
01/17/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2063)
01/23/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/23/2019Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (9-Y 0-N)
02/05/2019Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources