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CONSERVATION

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over to 2007 Session


Air emissions control; Department of Environmental Quality shall promulgate regulations, report. Adding  10.1-1327 and 10.1-1328. (Patron-Reid, HB 1055 (Chapter 867); Puckett, SB 651 (Chapter 920))
Alternative fuel or hybrid passenger-type vehicles; State to purchase for centralized fleet. Adding  2.2-1176.1. (Patron-Poisson, HB 269 (F))
Biosolids; Department of Conservation and Recreation, et al., to jointly study impact thereof on water quality of state waters. (Patron-Byron, HJR 101 (F))
Burning of woods, etc.; extends period in which prescribed material can occur. Amending  10.1-1142. (Patron-Hanger, SB 415 (Chapter 228))
Cable television operator; easement conveyed by developer within 30 days after request. Amending  15.2-2241. (Patron-Oder, HB 919 (Chapter 670))
Chesapeake Bay and Virginia Waters Clean-up and Oversight Act; created, report. Adding  62.1-44.117 and 62.1-44.118. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1150 (Chapter 204))
Chesapeake Bay Preservation; grants impact fee authority to localities with designated areas. Adding  10.1-2109.1. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1193 (F))
Clean Smokestack Act; phased schedule for all electric generating units to reduce their emissions of sulfur dioxide, etc. Adding  10.1-1327 through 10.1-1330. (Patron-Ticer, SB 242 (I) See SB651)
Confederate cemeteries and graves; increases number of graves cared for by Stonewall Confederate Memorial Association. Amending 10.1-2211. (Patron-Sherwood, HB 341 (Chapter 630))
Confederate cemeteries and graves; Sons of Confederate Veterans to receive funds from Department of Historic Resources for care thereof. Amending  10.1-2211. (Patron-Hanger, SB 401 (Chapter 489))
Consumer products; retailers allowed to sell existing inventories thereof. Amending  10.1-1308. (Patron-Cline, HB 1133 (Chapter 71))
Dams; Soil and Water Conservation Board, et al., provided with enforcement tools needed to ensure safety thereof. Amending 10.1-604, 10.1-606.1, 10.1-609, and 10.1-613; adding 10.1-605.1, 10.1-607.1, 10.1-609.2, 10.1-610.1, 10.1-612.1, and 10.1-613.1 through 10.1-613.5. (Patron-Sherwood, HB 597 (Chapter 30))
Dams; Soil and Water Conservation Board, et al., provided with enforcement tools needed to ensure safety thereof. Amending 2.2-3705.2, 10.1-604, 10.1-606.1, 10.1-609, and 10.1-613; adding  10.1-605.1, 10.1-607.1, 10.1-609.2, 10.1-610.1, 10.1-612.1, and 10.1-613.1 through 10.1-613.5. (Patron-Sherwood, HB 345 (F))
Development rights; joint subcommittee to study long-term funding sources for purchase thereof to preserve open-space land and farmlands. (Patron-Lewis, HJR 133 (P))
Driveway easements; servient estate shall not participate in any activity to create unsafe conditions. Amending  55-50.1. (Patron-Bell, HB 1360 (F))
Easements; land locked parcels. Adding  55-50.2. (Patron-Ruff, SB 492 (C))
Easements; placing of objects that create visual nuisance. Amending  55-50.1. (Patron-Stosch, SB 582 (F))
Emissions inspection program; exemption of certain vehicles. Amending  46.2-1177, 46.2-1180, and 46.2-1183. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 312 (Chapter 729))
Environmental site assessments; local government to adopt ordinances requiring. Amending  15.2-2242, 15.2-2286, and 55-519. (Patron-Suit, HB 93 (Chapter 533))
Environmental site assessments; localities to adopt ordinances requiring. Amending  15.2-2242, 15.2-2286, and 55-519. (Patron-Quayle, SB 224 (Chapter 514))
Erosion and Sediment Control, and Stormwater Management Acts; clarifies what are acceptable flow rates from storm runoff at sites where land development projects are occurring. Amending 10.1-560, 10.1-561, 10.1-603.2, and 10.1-603.4. (Patron-Rust, HB 684 (Chapter 21))
Flood Prevention and Protection Assistance Fund; Dam Safety added to title, report. Amending  10.1-603.16 through 10.1-603.20, 10.1-603.23, 10.1-606.1, 38.2-401.1, 58.1-2508, and 62.1-203; adding  10.1-603.18:1, 10.1-603.18:2, and 10.1-603.22:1 through 10.1-603.22:4; repealing  10.1-603.21 and 10.1-603.22. (Patron-Sherwood, HB 596 (Chapter 648); Bell, SB 624 (Chapter 765))
Gateway to Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park; designating as Town of Middletown. (Patron-Athey, HJR 119 (P))
Houdon’s statue; places molds of Washington under care of State Librarian. (Patron-Howell, W.J., HB 1544 (C))
Hunting or trapping in state forests; increases fees to obtain permit. Amending  10.1-1152. (Patron-Abbitt, HB 260 (Chapter 13))
Impaired waters; Water Control Board to evaluate attainability of meeting water quality standards thereof. Amending 62.1-44.19:7. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 1457 (Chapter 154))
Income tax, state; energy efficient equipment deduction. Amending 58.1-322. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 613 (F))
Income tax, state; land preservation tax credit. Amending 58.1-512 and 58.1-513. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 449 (F))
Income tax, state; land preservation tax credit. Amending 58.1-512 and 58.1-513; adding  58.1-512.1. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 450 (F))
Income tax, state; land preservation tax credit, value of donation. Amending  58.1-512. (Patron-Parrish, HB 533 (I) See HB450)
Land Conservation Foundation; authorized to award moneys from Fund for purchase of development rights programs. Amending 10.1-1020. (Patron-Hanger, SB 409 (Chapter 227))
Land Conservation Fund; unrestricted funds to be allocated equally for certain uses. Amending  10.1-1020. (Patron-Ticer, SB 238 (F))
Land Conservation Incentives Act; tax credit. Amending  58.1-512 and 58.1-513; adding  58.1-512.1. (Patron-Hanger, SB 403 (I) See SB93)
Land Conservation Incentives Act; tax credit, report. Amending 58.1-512 and 58.1-513; repealing second enactment of Chapter 940, 2005 Acts. (Patron-Watkins, SB 93 (F))
Land preservation; special assessments. Amending  58.1-3233. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 56 (F))
Landfills; allows certain to continue to accept trash. Amending 10.1-1408.1. (Patron-McEachin, HB 754 (F))
Landfills; Department of Environmental Quality to develop policies and procedures to allow burning of vegetative waste. Adding 10.1-1410.3. (Patron-Saxman, HB 554 (Chapter 19))
Landmarks, historic; term includes wide range of resources such as buildings, structures, etc. Amending  10.1-2202, 10.1-2204, 10.1-2205, 10.1-2206.1, and 10.1-2206.2. (Patron-Saxman, HB 1291 (Chapter 32))
Law Officers’ Retirement System; includes conservation officers. Amending  51.1-212. (Patron-Puller, SB 605 (F))
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards; Coal and Energy Commission to study feasibility to authorize localities to provide real property tax incentives to encourage buildings to be constructed using designs consistent therewith. (Patron-Ware, O., HJR 77 (F); Ware, O., HJR 128 (F))
Litter control and recycling; increases percentage of grants awarded to localities. Amending  10.1-1422, 10.1-1422.01, 10.1-1422.03, 10.1-1422.05, and 58.1-1709. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 448 (Chapter 6))
Littering from motor vehicle; includes cigarette butts as litter. Amending  33.1-346. (Patron-Fralin, HB 805 (C))
Littering on highways; community service, penalty. Amending 33.1-346. (Patron-Wittman, HB 399 (F))
Littering on highways; second or subsequent violation, penalty. Amending  33.1-346. (Patron-McQuigg, HB 716 (F))
Meherrin River; portion in Brunswick County designated as state scenic river. Adding  10.1-418.2. (Patron-Wright, HB 104 (Chapter 4); Ruff, SB 527 (Chapter 44))
Mercury emission controls; prohibits Air Pollution Control Board from imposing. Amending  10.1-1300, 10.1-1308, and 10.1-1322.3. (Patron-Saxman, HB 1471 (I) See HB1055)
Mercury switches in motor vehicles; requires removal prior to their demolition. Amending  10.1-1402 and 46.2-635. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 447 (Chapter 16); Watkins, SB 88 (Chapter 163))
O. Winston Link Trail; established to highlight and celebrate railroad heritage. (Patron-Edwards, SB 213 (Chapter 224))
Occoneechee State Park; lease with Secretary of Army, and Department of Conservation and Recreation in Mecklenburg County extended. Amending Chapter 825, 2004 Acts. (Patron-Ruff, SB 52 (Chapter 39))
Old City Hall; Director of Department of General Services to record declaration of historic preservation covenants and agreements relating thereto. (Patron-Morgan, HB 949 (Chapter 439))
Perennial flow determination; Department of Conservation and Recreation to study development and implementation thereof required by Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act regulations. (Patron-Shannon, HJR 134 (F))
Perennial streams; certain localities to use U.S. Geological Survey’s maps designating water bodies. Amending  10.1-2109. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1519 (F))
Pollution control equipment and facilities; certain exemptions from taxation, report. Amending  58.1-3660. (Patron-Hanger, SB 417 (Chapter 375))
Publications tax; revenue to be deposited into Water Quality Improvement Fund. Adding  58.1-1730. (Patron-Wardrup, HB 678 (F))
Real estate; assessment of property devoted to water-dependent use. Amending  58.1-3229, 58.1-3230, 58.1-3236, 58.1-3237, 58.1-3240, 58.1-3241, and Chapter 675, 1984 Acts (carried by reference in Code as  58.1-3229). (Patron-Wittman, HB 1328 (C))
Real estate tax; exemption in redevelopment or conservation areas, etc. Adding  58.1-3219.4. (Patron-Edwards, SB 358 (Chapter 572))
Recordation tax; collection thereof to be transferred to Water Quality Improvement Fund. Amending  2.2-1514, 10.1-2128, and 10.1-2133; adding  58.1-818. (Patron-Hanger, SB 413 (C))
Recreational Facilities Authority; reduces number of members that constitutes quorum. Amending  10.1-1602. (Patron-Fralin, HB 804 (Chapter 22))
Residential Property Disclosure Act; disclosure of resource protection areas under an ordinance implementing Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act. Amending  55-519. (Patron-O’Brien, SB 670 (Chapter 767))
Residential Property Disclosure Act; seller of property to provide notice to prospective purchaser if property is designated as historic district. Amending  55-519. (Patron-Spruill, HB 1554 (Chapter 705))
Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include Energy Star certified products. Amending  58.1-609.1. (Patron-Englin, HB 390 (I) See HB130)
Silviculture practices; allows local government to regulate for land. Amending  10.1-1126.1. (Patron-Cole, HB 14 (F))
Solid waste containers; requirements for carrying nonhazardous waste on State waters. Amending  10.1-1454.1. (Patron-Watkins, SB 82 (Chapter 477))
Solid waste management permits; need certification of governing body for locality in which facility will be located. Amending 10.1-1408.1. (Patron-Bulova, HB 421 (Chapter 62))
Solid waste management plans; units to maintain recycling and target rates. Amending  10.1-1411. (Patron-Scott, E.T., HB 647 (Chapter 7); Reynolds, SB 57 (Chapter 40))
State-owned properties; state agencies to identify and maintain historic resources, report. Adding  10.1-2202.3. (Patron-Devolites Davis, SB 462 (Chapter 747))
Stormwater management program; includes enlargement, improvement and maintenance of dams. Amending  15.2-2114. (Patron-Cole, HB 148 (Chapter 11))
Stormwater management program; includes maintenance of dams. Amending  15.2-2114. (Patron-Cole, HB 268 (I) See HB148)
Stormwater management program; localities in Tidewater and those with certain classification required to adopt those related thereto. Amending  10.1-603.2, 10.1-603.2:1, 10.1-603.2:2, 10.1-603.3, and 10.1-603.14. (Patron-Whipple, SB 274 (Chapter 171))
Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission; membership. Amending  3.1-1108 and 10.1-1018. (Patron-Hawkins, SB 537 (Chapter 45))
Trees; certain local government ordinances requiring preservation thereof during development process. Adding  15.2-961.1. (Patron-Ticer, SB 236 (F); Ticer, SB 246 (F))
Uniform Environmental Covenants Act; created. Adding  10.1-1238 through 10.1-1251. (Patron-May, HB 814 (F))
Urban Best Management Practices Cost-Share and Tax Credit program; Department of Conservation and Recreation to study if meets nutrient and sediment reduction goals. (Patron-Bulova, HJR 107 (F))
Utility easements; considered to touch and concern servient estate. Adding  55-50.2. (Patron-Parrish, HB 1575 (Chapter 795))
Vehicle registration fees; additional fee to support Land Conservation Fund. Amending  46.2-694. (Patron-Ticer, SB 243 (C))
Water Quality Improvement Fund; disbursement of grant moneys. Amending  10.1-2117, 10.1-2128, 10.1-2129, and 10.1-2131. (Patron-Watkins, SB 644 (Chapter 236))
Wetlands and stream restoration; companies to file erosion and sediment control specifications. Amending  10.1-563. (Patron-Scott, E.T., HB 1454 (Chapter 466))
2006 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, Resolutions and Documents - For additional information, please contact the House of Delegates Information and Public Relations Office, P. O. Box 406, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23218, telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 11/07/06