Environmental Justice Advisory Council; established. (HB2330)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna) with support from co-patron Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy (D-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Environmental Justice Advisory Council established; consideration for environmental justice. Establishes the Environmental Justice Advisory Council (the Council), consisting of 19 members, to advise the Governor on environmental justice in the Commonwealth through equitable development, implementation, evaluation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, policies, and practices. The bill requires all state agencies to examine any new regulation or policy involving state action or funds in relation to its impact on environmental justice prior to adopting such regulation or policy and requires the Council to coordinate and lead efforts to achieve the Commonwealth's environmental justice goals. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19104162D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Rules
01/17/2019Assigned Rules sub: Subcommittee #1
01/29/2019Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (3-Y 4-N)
02/05/2019Left in Rules