Wetland and stream mitigation credits; dam removal credits. (HB479)

Introduced By

Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax) with support from co-patron Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston)

Progress

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

Description

Wetland and stream mitigation credits; dam removal credits. Provides the Department of Environmental Quality the authority to allow applicants for permits with stream mitigation requirements to satisfy all or part of the requirements through dam removal credits generated in the same or adjacent stream or watershed basin. A dam removal credit is defined in the bill as a credit generated through the removal of a significant obstruction, which is also defined in the bill. The bill includes certain requirements with which the applicant must comply in order to use dam removal credits from an adjacent river watershed. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/11/2022Committee
01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101134D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/21/2022Assigned ACNR sub: Chesapeake
01/31/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/31/2022Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (10-Y 0-N)
02/01/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB479)
02/15/2022Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources

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