Tribal Nations; consultation w/ federally recognized, permits and review w/ potential impacts. (HB715)

Introduced By

Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patrons Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), and Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Consultation with federally recognized Tribal Nations; permits and reviews with potential impacts on environmental, cultural, and historic resources. Requires the Department of Conservation and Recreation, the Department of Environmental Quality, the Department of Historic Resources, and the Virginia Marine Resources Commission to establish policies and procedures for consulting with federally recognized Tribal Nations in the Commonwealth when evaluating certain permits and reviews with potential impacts on environmental, cultural, or historic resources or that would have tribal implications, as defined in the bill. The bill directs the Secretary of the Commonwealth to designate an Ombudsman for Tribal Consultation to facilitate communication and consultation with Tribal Nations. The bill codifies Executive Order 82 (2021). Read the Bill »


02/04/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100528D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/04/2022Assigned ACNR sub: Chesapeake
02/07/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/07/2022Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2023 with substitute (0-Y 0-N)
02/09/2022Committee substitute printed to LIS only 22106152D-H1
02/09/2022Continued to 2023 with substitute in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources

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The following bills are identical to this one: SB482.

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