De minimis subaqueous disturbances; no permit required. (SB50)

Introduced By

Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Placement of piles; no permit required. Provides that no permit shall be required for (i) the placement of piles for an existing private pier or to establish a boat slip or mooring within the owner's riparian area or (ii) a de minimis subaqueous disturbance of 10 square feet or less for purposes of placing a pile more than 50 feet from a marked navigation channel. Read the Bill »


02/25/2022: In Subcommittee


12/30/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100622D
12/30/2021Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/24/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB50)
01/25/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/25/2022Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2022Committee substitute printed 22105200D-S1
01/27/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2022Passed by for the day
01/31/2022Read second time
01/31/2022Reading of substitute waived
01/31/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22105200D-S1
01/31/2022Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB50S1
02/01/2022Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2022Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2022Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB50S1)
02/21/2022Placed on Calendar
02/21/2022Read first time
02/21/2022Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/25/2022Assigned ACNR sub: Chesapeake
02/28/2022Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2023
03/02/2022Continued to 2023 in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources

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