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WATERS OF THE STATE, PORTS AND HARBORS

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(CD) Carried over from 2002 session but died in committee on or before December 9th


Aquatic Nuisance Species Act, Nonindigenous; created. Adding 29.1-571 through 29.1-577. (Patron-Plum, HB 2752 (Chapter 446); Scott, HB 2814 (I) See HB2752)
Bottomlands; study of collection of rents and royalties for use of state-owned. (Patron-Bloxom, HJR 633 )
Brownfields Restoration and Land Renewal Act; loans for remediation of contaminated properties. Amending  62.1-229.2. (Patron-Suit, HB 1748 (Chapter 407))
Coast Guard Auxiliary, U.S.; commemorating its 63rd anniversary. (Patron-Cox, HJR 550 )
Emergency water supply permits; issuance. Amending  62.1-44.15:5. (Patron-Bryant, HB 1505 (Chapter 399))
Environmental permit fees; exemptions for certain farming operations. Amending  62.1-44.15:6. (Patron-Rerras, SB 1349 (F))
Freedom of Information Act; excludes records of Board for Branch Pilots relating to chemical or drug testing. Amending 2.2-3705. (Patron-Gear, HB 2131 (Chapter 358))
Gambling in or on shore of Potomac River; urging General Assembly of State of Maryland to refrain from authorizing its state entities or political subdivisions to allow. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HR 47 )
Herbert H. Bateman Advanced Shipbuilding and Carrier Integration Center; extends operations grants. Amending  2.2-2444 and second enactment of Chapter 877, 2002 Acts. (Patron-Oder, HB 2742 (Chapter 366))
Judith Stewart Dresser Memorial Bridge; designating as Route 5 bridge across Chickahominy River. (Patron-Janis, HB 1381 (Chapter 296))
Land-disturbing activities; not applicable to certain shore erosion control projects. Amending  10.1-560. (Patron-Plum, HB 2314 (Chapter 423))
Maritime Investment Act; created. Adding  2.2-5110 through 2.2-5114. (Patron-Wardrup, HB 388 (CD); Wardrup, HB 1463 (F); Norment, SB 13 (CD))
Outdoor lighting; regulation near public waterways. Adding 15.2-920.1. (Patron-Blevins, SB 781 (F))
Paradise Creek, Development of a Park, Recreation or Wildlife Area; Report on (SJR 85, 2002). (SD 10)
Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permits; issuance for confined animal feeding operations. Amending  62.1-44.17:1. (Patron-Watkins, SB 896 (Chapter 375))
Private piers; requirements. Amending  28.2-1203. (Patron-Pollard, HB 1661 (Chapter 973))
Public Beach Maintenance and Development Fund; use. Amending 10.1-705 and 10.1-709; adding  58.1-816.2. (Patron-Gear, HB 234 (CD))
Resources Authority; includes financing of airports. Amending 62.1-198, 62.1-203, 62.1-209, 62.1-216 and 62.1-216.1. (Patron-Lambert, SB 774 (Chapter 561))
Rudee Inlet Authority; abolished. Repealing Chapter 227, 1960 Acts. (Patron-Landes, HB 1476 (F))
Sewage sludge; local authority, fees. Amending  62.1-44.19:3. (Patron-Deeds, SB 618 (CD))
Shipbuilding Industry, Economic Incentives to Promote the Growth and Competitiveness of; Report on (SJR 91, 2002). (SD 18)
Smith Mountain Lake; regulation of no discharge zone. Amending 62.1-44.33. (Patron-Byron, HB 2832 (F))
Solid and hazardous waste, and water permits; imposition of fees for environmental programs. Amending  10.1-1402.1 and 62.1-44.15:6. (Patron-Hanger, SB 592 (CD))
Solid waste transported by water; eliminates stacking limitation on barges, fees. Amending  10.1-1454.1; repealing  10.1-1454.2. (Patron-Stolle, SB 1137 (Chapter 830))
Staunton State Scenic River; extends designation. Amending 10.1-418. (Patron-Hogan, HB 1451 (Chapter 687))
Wastewater and drinking water programs; certain transferred to Department of Environmental Quality. Amending  36-139, 62.1-44.3, 62.1-44.15, 62.1-44.19:3 and 62.1-233; adding 62.1-44.15:5.3, 62.1-44.34:29 through 62.1-44.34:76; repealing  32.1-163 through 32.1-166, 32.1-166.1 through 32.1-166.10, 32.1-167 through 32.1-176, 32.1-176.1 through 32.1-176.7 and 32.1-248.2. (Patron-Griffith, HB 2784 (F))
Wastewater treatment plants; authority for regulation and operation. Amending  32.1-164, 62.1-44.3, 62.1-44.18 and 62.1-44.19. (Patron-Bryant, HB 2602 (Chapter 614))
Water Commission; Report of ( 30-187 of Code of Virginia). (HD 4)
Water Control Board; formulation of water resources policies. Amending  62.1-44.36 and 62.1-44.38. (Patron-Van Yahres, HB 2401 (F); Edwards, SB 1245 (I) See SB1221)
Water Control Board; formulation of water supply plans, report. Adding  62.1-44.38:1. (Patron-Williams, SB 1221 (Chapter 227); Norment, SB 1259 (I) See SB1221)
Water Facilities Revolving Fund; allows loans for land conservation. Adding  62.1-229.3. (Patron-Hanger, SB 1051 (Chapter 574))
Water Policies; Report on (HJR 202, 2002). (HD 33)
Water quality; reporting requirements. Amending  10.1-2127. (Patron-Pollard, HB 2236 (Chapter 741))
Water safety zones and restricted areas; established. Adding 28.2-106.2. (Patron-Wagner, SB 1186 (Chapter 389))
Water Supply Revolving Fund; authorizes Board of Health to manage certain aspects. Amending  62.1-234. (Patron-Phillips, HB 2156 (Chapter 506))
Watercraft; all personal owners required to complete a boating safety education course. Amending  29.1-748 and 29.1-749. (Patron-Wampler, SB 760 (F))
Watercraft; localities may establish “pass-through” zones. Adding 29.1-744.4. (Patron-Purkey, HB 1525 (Chapter 780))
Waterfowl blind statutes; study on provisions thereof that determine how stationary blinds are licensed in public waters and on shores of public waters. (Patron-Cox, HJR 83 (CD))
Waterways; maintenance dredging. Amending  62.1-44.15:5. (Patron-Wagner, SB 331 (CD))
Wine and beer; licenses for persons operating sight-seeing or charter boats. Amending  4.1-208 and 4.1-209. (Patron-McDonnell, HB 2540 (Chapter 329))
World War II Veterans Memorial Bridge; designating as Route 288 bridge across James River. (Patron-Janis, HB 1381 (Chapter 296))
2003 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, Resolutions and Documents - For additional information, please contact Legislative Information, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23219. Telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 01/12/04