Loans and grants for agricultural best management practices; riparian buffers. (HB2637)

Introduced By

Del. Michael Webert (R-Marshall) with support from co-patron Del. Tony Wilt (R-Harrisonburg)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Loans and grants for agricultural best management practices; riparian buffers. Authorizes the State Water Control Board to issue loans and grants from the Virginia Water Facilities Revolving Fund for the construction, renovation, improvement, or equipping of facilities or structures to implement agricultural best management practices to prevent pollution of state waters. Current law authorizes the Board to only issue loans for the construction of such facilities. The bill includes among the types of facilities or structures for which a loan or grant may be issued riparian buffers planted in trees and maintained in accordance with the terms and conditions of the loan or grant. Amends § 62.1-229.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/10/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee

History

DateAction
01/10/2019Committee
01/10/2019Presented and ordered printed 19102217D
01/10/2019Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/16/2019Assigned ACNR sub: Subcommittee #3
01/28/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2637)
01/30/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
01/30/2019Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2019Read first time
02/01/2019Read second time and engrossed
02/04/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/04/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/04/2019Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/04/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE #2 (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2019Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/14/2019Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Read third time
02/19/2019Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2019Enrolled
02/22/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2637ER)
02/22/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2637ER)
02/22/2019Signed by Speaker
02/22/2019Signed by President
03/04/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 4, 2019
03/04/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/18/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 552 (effective 7/1/19)
03/18/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0552)

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