Groundwater supply in the Commonwealth; Department of Environmental Quality to study. (SJ25)

Introduced By

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Study; Department of Environmental Quality; groundwater supply in the Commonwealth; report. Requests that the Department of Environmental Quality complete a one-year study of the groundwater supply in the Commonwealth with technical assistance provided by the State Water Control Board. The Department shall complete its meetings by November 30, 2024, and submit to the Governor and the General Assembly an executive summary and a report of its findings and recommendations no later than the first day of the 2025 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Read the Bill »


03/04/2024: Passed the House


01/10/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24101595D
01/10/2024Referred to Committee on Rules
02/09/2024Reported from Rules
02/09/2024Reading waived (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2024Read second time and engrossed
02/12/2024Reading waived (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2024Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
02/15/2024Placed on Calendar
02/15/2024Referred to Committee on Rules
02/22/2024Assigned Rules sub: Studies Subcommittee
02/23/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
02/23/2024Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/23/2024Reported from Rules (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2024Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/28/2024Reported from Appropriations with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2024House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/28/2024Committee substitute printed 24108459D-H1
03/04/2024Taken up
03/04/2024Committee substitute agreed to 24108459D-H1
03/04/2024Engrossed by House - committee substitute SJ25H1
03/04/2024Agreed to by House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
03/04/2024VOTE: Block Vote Adoption (97-Y 0-N)
03/05/2024House substitute agreed to by Senate 24108459D-H1
03/05/2024Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ25ER)

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