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. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

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)
01/24/2019Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2019Read second time and engrossed
01/30/2019Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Placed on Calendar
02/04/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/05/2019Assigned ACNR sub: Subcommittee #3
02/13/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
02/13/2019Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2019Read second time
02/15/2019Read third time
02/15/2019Passed House BLOCK VOTE (94-Y 0-N)
02/15/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (94-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2019Reconsideration of House passage agreed to by House
02/15/2019Passed House BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
02/15/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE #2 (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2019Enrolled
02/20/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1599ER)
02/20/2019Signed by President
02/20/2019Signed by Speaker
02/21/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1599ER)
02/27/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 27, 2019
02/27/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/21/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 755 (effective 7/1/19)
03/21/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0755)

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