State air, waste, and water boards; permit authority, appointment of members. (HB705)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna)

Progress

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

Description

State air, waste, and water boards; permit authority; appointment of members. Removes the authority to issue, reissue, amend, or modify permits or certificates or to hear permit actions from the Air Pollution Control Board, the Waste Management Board, and the State Water Control Board and places such authority with the Department of Environmental Quality. The bill changes the composition of the three boards from appointment exclusively by the Governor to the following: two members appointed by the Governor; two members appointed by the Senate Committee on Rules from a list recommended by the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources; and three members appointed by the Speaker of the House from a list recommended by the House Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources. The appointing authority shall appoint members for the unexpired term upon a vacancy other than by expiration of a term. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/06/2020Committee
01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103260D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/14/2020Assigned ACNR sub: Natural Resources
01/29/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/05/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/05/2020Committee substitute printed to LIS only 20107564D-H1
02/05/2020Continued to 2021 with substitute in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 41 seconds.

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