Ground water withdrawal; Eastern Shore Groundwater Management Area, incentives for use. (SB1599)

Introduced By

Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)

Progress

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

Description

Ground water withdrawal; Eastern Shore Groundwater Management Area; incentives for use. Directs the State Water Control Board to adopt regulations providing incentives for the withdrawal of water from the surficial aquifer, rather than the deep aquifer, in the Eastern Shore Groundwater Management Area, as defined in the bill. Such incentives may include extended permit terms of as long as 20 years, an accelerated permit process, or discounted permit fees. Amends § 62.1-255, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/09/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee

History

DateAction
01/09/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19104153D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/16/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1599)

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