Mineral mining and processing; use of cyanide or a cyanide compound prohibited. (HB85)

Introduced By

Del. Shelly Simonds (D-Newport News) with support from co-patrons Del. Nadarius Clark (D-Portsmouth), Del. Marty Martinez (D-Leesburg), and Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)

Progress

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

Description

Mineral mining and processing; use of cyanide or a cyanide compound prohibited. Prohibits any miner or other person from using cyanide or a cyanide compound in any mineral mining or processing operation. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
12/28/2023Committee
12/28/2023Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24101899D
12/28/2023Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/15/2024Assigned ACNR sub: Natural Resources
01/17/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
01/24/2024Reported from Agriculture, Chesapee
01/24/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB85)
01/24/2024Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2024Read first time
01/29/2024Read second time and engrossed
01/30/2024Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
01/30/2024VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2024Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/20/2024Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2024Read third time
02/23/2024Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2024Enrolled
02/28/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB85ER)
02/28/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB85ER)
02/28/2024Signed by Speaker
03/02/2024Signed by President
03/11/2024Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2024
03/11/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 8, 2024
03/26/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 135 (effective 7/1/24)
03/26/2024G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0135)

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