Tribal Nations; consultation w/ federally recognized, permits and review w/ potential impacts. (SB482)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)

Progress

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

Description

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 »

Status

01/11/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee

History

DateAction
01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22104201D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources

Hearing Scheduled

This bill is scheduled to be heard in the Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources committee on 01/25/2022. It meets on Thursday, 1/2 hour after adjournment—Senate Room B.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB715.

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