Neonicotinoid pesticides; application in residentially zoned outdoor areas, civil penalty. (HB2030)

Introduced By

Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria) with support from 7 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), Del. Dan Helmer (D-Fairfax Station), Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington), Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria), Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Neonicotinoid pesticides; study. Directs the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to study the Beekeeper Pollinator Protection Plan and voluntary best management practices for the purpose of proposing improvements to communication between beekeepers and applicators to reduce the risk to pollinators from neonicotinoid pesticides. The bill authorizes the Department to establish a stakeholder working group and directs it to report on its findings no later than December 1, 2021. Read the Bill »


03/31/2021: signed by governor


01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102676D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/15/2021Assigned ACNR sub: Agriculture
01/20/2021House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/20/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 3-N)
01/27/2021House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/27/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/27/2021House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/27/2021Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (19-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2021Committee substitute printed 21103859D-H1
01/28/2021Read first time
01/29/2021Read second time
01/29/2021Committee substitute agreed to 21103859D-H1
01/29/2021Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2030H1
02/01/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2030H1)
02/01/2021Read third time and passed House (66-Y 34-N)
02/01/2021VOTE: Passage (66-Y 34-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2021Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2021Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2021Committee substitute printed 21200338D-S1
02/18/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2030S1)
02/19/2021Read third time
02/19/2021Passed by for the day
02/22/2021Read third time
02/22/2021Passed by for the day
02/23/2021Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/23/2021Floor substitute printed 21200429D-S2 (Petersen)
02/23/2021Read third time
02/23/2021Reading of substitute waived
02/23/2021Committee substitute rejected 21200338D-S1
02/23/2021Substitute by Senator Petersen agreed to 21200429D-S2
02/23/2021Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute HB2030S2
02/23/2021Passed Senate with substitute (39-Y 0-N)
02/24/2021Placed on Calendar
02/24/2021Senate substitute agreed to by House 21200429D-S2 (87-Y 10-N)
02/24/2021VOTE: Adoption (87-Y 10-N)
02/26/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2030ER)
02/26/2021Signed by Speaker
02/27/2021Signed by President
03/01/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2030ER)
03/01/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 1, 20201
03/01/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/31/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 458 (effective 7/1/21)
03/31/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0458)