Invasive plant species; DCR, et al., to study the sale and use of species. (HJ527)

Introduced By

Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax) with support from co-patrons Del. Dan Helmer (D-Fairfax Station), and Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate

Description

Study; Department of Conservation and Recreation and Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; invasive plant species work group; report. Requests the Department of Conservation and Recreation, jointly with the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, to establish a work group to study the sale and use of invasive plant species. The resolution requests that the departments work with several state agencies, conservation nonprofits, and plant industry and agriculture groups to develop recommendations regarding statutory and regulatory changes intended to reduce or eliminate the sale and use of invasive plant species in the Commonwealth and promote the sale and use of native plants. Read the Bill »

Status

01/22/2021: passed committee

History

DateAction
01/07/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102405D
01/07/2021Referred to Committee on Rules
01/20/2021Assigned Rules sub: Studies
01/22/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)
01/22/2021Reported from Rules (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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