Cave and karst protection; penalty. (HB2761)

Introduced By

Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)

Progress

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

Description

Cave and karst protection; penalty. Authorizes the Department of Conservation and Recreation to include karsts and related landscape features, defined in the bill, in various functions related to cave protection, including education of public agencies and private landowners, collection of data, and protection of groundwater flow from pollution. The bill makes pollution of any sinking stream, swallet, or other karst feature a Class 1 misdemeanor. Amends § 10.1-1000, § 10.1-1002, § 10.1-1005, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/17/2019Presented and ordered printed 19102215D
01/17/2019Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/21/2019Assigned ACNR sub: Subcommittee #2
01/23/2019Subcommittee recommends striking from docket (8-Y 0-N)
02/05/2019Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources

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