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WATERS OF THE STATE, PORTS AND HARBORS

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2006 Session (CD) Carried over from 2006 session but died in committee on or before December 8th


Aquaculture; sets guidelines for placement of temporary shellfish enclosures in state waters. Amending  28.2-603; adding 28.2-603.1 and 28.2-603.2. (Patron-Wittman, HB 1855 (Chapter 28))
Boating; requires safety course and sets maximum speed limit for Smith Mountain Lake. Amending  29.1-748; adding  29.1-735.2; repealing  29.1-739.2. (Patron-Newman, SB 528 (CD))
Chesapeake Bay and State Waters Clean-Up Plan; Report of Secretary of Natural Resources (Chapter 204, 2006 Acts). (HD 21)
Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act; impact fees for public facilities related to residential development. Adding  10.1-2109.1. (Patron-Frederick, HB 2679 (F); Frederick, HB 2680 (F))
Dams and related facilities; service districts to construct, maintain, and operate. Amending  15.2-2403. (Patron-Barlow, HB 2710 (Chapter 210))
Dams, low-head; owners to use signs and buoys to warn swimming, fishing, etc., public of hazards posed by the dams. Amending 29.1-509. (Patron-Cline, HB 2695 (Chapter 664))
Discharges into Levisa Fork; prescribes size of mixing zone for discharge of salty mine water therein. Amending  62.1-194.3. (Patron-Bowling, HB 3088 (F); Puckett, SB 1402 (F))
Environmental Quality, Department of; consolidation of various boards, increase of authority. Amending  2.2-3705.7, 2.2-4006, 2.2-4007, 2.2-4013, 2.2-4014, 2.2-4015, 2.2-4021, 3.1-949.4, 8.01-225, 10.1-404, 10.1-559.2, 10.1-1182, 10.1-1185, 10.1-1186, 10.1-1186.2, 10.1-1186.2:1, 10.1-1186.4, 10.1-1187.1, 10.1-1187.3, 10.1-1187.6, 10.1-1197.3, 10.1-1232, 10.1-1234, 10.1-1236, 10.1-1300, 10.1-1306, 10.1-1307, 10.1-1307.01, 10.1-1307.2, 10.1-1307.3, 10.1-1308 through 10.1-1312, 10.1-1314 through 10.1-1316, 10.1-1318, 10.1-1320, 10.1-1320.1, 10.1-1321, 10.1-1322, 10.1-1322.4, 10.1-1323, 10.1-1328, 10.1-1400, 10.1-1402, 10.1-1402.01, 10.1-1402.1, 10.1-1402.2, 10.1-1405, 10.1-1408.5, 10.1-1425.23, 10.1-1427, 10.1-1431 through 10.1-1448, 10.1-1450, 10.1-1454.1, 10.1-1455, 10.1-1456, 10.1-1457, 10.1-1504, 10.1-2113, 10.1-2117, 10.1-2129, 10.1-2131, 10.1-2500, 15.2-924, 15.2-2111, 15.2-5101, 21-122.1, 28.2-638, 28.2-1100, 28.2-1205, 28.2-1205.1, 28.2-1302, 28.2-1403, 29.1-213, 29.1-214, 32.1-163, 32.1-164, 32.1-164.3, 32.1-164.5, 32.1-176.7, 32.1-233, 36-99.6, 44-146.30, 45.1-161.6, 45.1-179.2, 45.1-179.7, 45.1-179.8, 45.1-179.9, 45.1-254, 45.1-361.27, 46.2-1176, 46.2-1178.1, 46.2-1179.1, 46.2-1187.2, 46.2-1304.1, 54.1-505, 54.1-2300, 54.1-2301, 55-182.2, 56-586.1, 58.1-2289, 58.1-3660, 58.1-3664, 62.1-44.3, 62.1-44.4, 62.1-44.5, 62.1-44.13, 62.1-44.15 through 62.1-44.15:1.1, 62.1-44.15:2, 62.1-44.15:3, 62.1-44.15:4, 62.1-44.15:5, 62.1-44.15:5.01, 62.1-44.15:5.1, 62.1-44.15:6, 62.1-44.15:7, 62.1-44.16 through 62.1-44.17:1.1, 62.1-44.17:3, 62.1-44.17:4, 62.1-44.18, 62.1-44.18:2 through 62.1-44.19:3, 62.1-44.19:5 through 62.1-44.19:8, 62.1-44.19:14, 62.1-44.19:15, 62.1-44.19:16, 62.1-44.19:18, 62.1-44.20, 62.1-44.21, 62.1-44.23, 62.1-44.25 through 62.1-44.29, 62.1-44.31, 62.1-44.32, 62.1-44.33, 62.1-44.34:8, 62.1-44.34:9, 62.1-44.34:10, 62.1-44.34:11, 62.1-44.34:15, 62.1-44.34:15.1, 62.1-44.34:16, 62.1-44.34:18 through 62.1-44.34:23, 62.1-44.34:25, 62.1-44.36, 62.1-44.37, 62.1-44.38, 62.1-44.39 through 62.1-44.43, 62.1-44.115, 62.1-44.116, 62.1-67, 62.1-69.25, 62.1-69.36, 62.1-69.45, 62.1-73, 62.1-85, 62.1-104 through 62.1-107, 62.1-109, 62.1-111, 62.1-195.1, 62.1-218, 62.1-224, 62.1-225, 62.1-227, 62.1-229 through 62.1-230.1, 62.1-241.1, 62.1-241.2, 62.1-241.4, 62.1-241.6, 62.1-241.7, 62.1-241.8, 62.1-241.12, 62.1-242 through 62.1-245, 62.1-247, 62.1-248, 62.1-249 through 62.1-252, 62.1-255, 62.1-256, 62.1-259 through 62.1-270, and 67-401; adding  10.1-1186.1:1, 10.1-1186.1:2, 10.1-1186.1:3, 10.1-1187.01, 10.1-1187.02, and 62.1-44.34:9.1; repealing  10.1-1184, 10.1-1186.3, 10.1-1301 through 10.1-1305, 10.1-1313, 10.1-1401, 62.1-44.7, 62.1-44.8, 62.1-44.9, 62.1-44.11, and 62.1-44.14. (Patron-Landes, HB 3113 (Chapter 838))
Environmental Quality, Department of; consolidation of various boards, increase of authority. Amending  2.2-3705.7, 2.2-4006, 2.2-4007, 2.2-4013, 2.2-4014, 2.2-4015, 2.2-4021, 3.1-949.4, 8.01-225, 10.1-404, 10.1-559.2, 10.1-1182, 10.1-1185, 10.1-1186, 10.1-1186.2, 10.1-1186.2:1, 10.1-1186.4, 10.1-1187.1, 10.1-1187.3, 10.1-1187.6, 10.1-1197.3, 10.1-1232, 10.1-1234, 10.1-1236, 10.1-1300, 10.1-1306, 10.1-1307, 10.1-1307.01, 10.1-1307.2, 10.1-1307.3, 10.1-1308 through 10.1-1312, 10.1-1314 through 10.1-1316, 10.1-1318, 10.1-1320 through 10.1-1322, 10.1-1322.4, 10.1-1323, 10.1-1328, 10.1-1400, 10.1-1402, 10.1-1402.01, 10.1-1402.1, 10.1-1402.2, 10.1-1405, 10.1-1408.5, 10.1-1425.23, 10.1-1427, 10.1-1431 through 10.1-1448, 10.1-1450, 10.1-1454.1, 10.1-1455, 10.1-1456, 10.1-1457, 10.1-1504, 10.1-2113, 10.1-2117, 10.1-2129, 10.1-2131, 10.1-2500, 15.2-924, 15.2-2111, 15.2-5101, 21-122.1, 28.2-638, 28.2-1100, 28.2-1205, 28.2-1205.1, 28.2-1302, 28.2-1403, 29.1-213, 29.1-214, 32.1-163, 32.1-164, 32.1-164.3, 32.1-164.5, 32.1-176.7, 32.1-233, 36-99.6, 44-146.30, 45.1-161.6, 45.1-179.2, 45.1-179.7, 45.1-179.8, 45.1-179.9, 45.1-254, 45.1-361.27, 46.2-1176, 46.2-1178.1, 46.2-1179.1, 46.2-1187.2, 46.2-1304.1, 54.1-505, 54.1-2300, 54.1-2301, 55-182.2, 56-586.1, 58.1-2289, 58.1-3660, 58.1-3664, 62.1-44.3, 62.1-44.4, 62.1-44.5, 62.1-44.13, 62.1-44.15 through 62.1-44.15:1.1, 62.1-44.15:2, 62.1-44.15:3, 62.1-44.15:4, 62.1-44.15:5, 62.1-44.15:5.01, 62.1-44.15:5.1, 62.1-44.15:6, 62.1-44.15:7, 62.1-44.16 through 62.1-44.17:1.1, 62.1-44.17:3, 62.1-44.17:4, 62.1-44.18, 62.1-44.18:2 through 62.1-44.19:3, 62.1-44.19:5 through 62.1-44.19:8, 62.1-44.19:14, 62.1-44.19:15, 62.1-44.19:16, 62.1-44.19:18, 62.1-44.20, 62.1-44.21, 62.1-44.23, 62.1-44.25 through 62.1-44.29, 62.1-44.31, 62.1-44.32, 62.1-44.33, 62.1-44.34:8, 62.1-44.34:9, 62.1-44.34:10, 62.1-44.34:11, 62.1-44.34:15, 62.1-44.34:15.1, 62.1-44.34:16, 62.1-44.34:18 through 62.1-44.34:23, 62.1-44.34:25, 62.1-44.36, 62.1-44.37, 62.1-44.38, 62.1-44.39 through 62.1-44.43, 62.1-44.115, 62.1-44.116, 62.1-67, 62.1-69.25, 62.1-69.36, 62.1-69.45, 62.1-73, 62.1-85, 62.1-104 through 62.1-107, 62.1-109, 62.1-111, 62.1-195.1, 62.1-218, 62.1-224, 62.1-225, 62.1-227, 62.1-229 through 62.1-230.1, 62.1-241.1, 62.1-241.2, 62.1-241.4, 62.1-241.6, 62.1-241.7, 62.1-241.8, 62.1-241.12, 62.1-242 through 62.1-245, 62.1-247, 62.1-248, 62.1-249 through 62.1-252, 62.1-255, 62.1-256, 62.1-259 through 62.1-270, and 67-401; adding  10.1-1186.1:1, 10.1-1186.1:2, 10.1-1186.1:3, 10.1-1187.01, 10.1-1187.02, and 62.1-44.34:9.1; repealing  10.1-1184, 10.1-1186.3, 10.1-1301 through 10.1-1305, 10.1-1313, 10.1-1401, 62.1-44.7, 62.1-44.8, 62.1-44.9, 62.1-44.11, and 62.1-44.14. (Patron-Puckett, SB 1403 (Chapter 841))
Garbage; increases fine for dumping into state waters. Amending 62.1-194. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 1715 (Chapter 24))
Goose Creek; designating portion in Fauquier and Loudoun Counties as Scenic River. Amending  10.1-411. (Patron-Athey, HB 2396 (Chapter 650))
Haley’s Mill Pond Dam; Department of Transportation to repair along with portion of Route 629 in Middlesex County. (Patron-Morgan, HB 2779 (F))
Hazardous materials; localities to prohibit initiation of new storage thereof in certain floodplains. Adding  15.2-926.3. (Patron-Herring, SB 1256 (F))
Impaired Waters Clean-up Plan Report; consolidation of various reports into. Amending  2.2-220, 10.1-202, 10.1-642, 10.1-1193, 10.1-2127, 10.1-2134, and 62.1-44.118. (Patron-Lewis, HB 2229 (Chapter 637))
James River; celebrating panoramic view thereof from Libby Hill Park. (Patron-McClellan, HJR 658 (P))
Land application of sewage sludge; regulation and management thereof. Amending  62.1-44.19:3; adding  62.1-44.19:3.1 through 62.1-44.19:3.4; repealing  32.1-164.2 through 32.1-164.7. (Patron-Byron, HB 2802 (Chapter 881); Newman, SB 1339 (Chapter 929))
Low-flow protections; authorizing withdrawal of water from Potomac River. Adding  62.1-44.15:5.02. (Patron-Bulova, HB 2487 (Chapter 656))
Motorboats; sets maximum speed limit on Smith Mountain Lake. (Patron-Dudley, HB 1078 (CD); Dudley, HB 2373 (F))
Natural gas pipeline; Marine Resources Commission to grant easements and rights-of-way across beds of Hampton Roads Harbor and Elizabeth River Reach for construction thereof. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 3005 (Chapter 50))
Nontidal wetlands permits; eliminates requirement to obtain permits from state and federal governments. Amending  62.1-44.15:5. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1496 (CD))
Obstructing or contaminating state waters; increases penalty therefor. Amending  62.1-194.1. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 1758 (Chapter 26))
Offshore energy resources; exploratory and leasing activity of submerged lands off Atlantic shoreline of State. Amending 67-300. (Patron-Wagner, SB 1396 (F))
Petroleum Storage Tank Fund; reports submitted by professionally certified engineer, geologist, or soil scientist. Amending 62.1-44.34:11. (Patron-Eisenberg, HB 2085 (F))
Portsmouth Port and Industrial Commission; authority to provide financing by leasing, selling, or making loans for facilities. Amending Chapter 157, 1954 Acts. (Patron-Melvin, HB 2989 (Chapter 339); Quayle, SB 957 (Chapter 237))
Potomac River; restores jurisdictional provision of Maryland-Virginia Compact. Amending  28.2-1001. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 2938 (F))
Potomac River Fisheries Commission; powers and duties. Amending 28.2-1001; adding  28.2-1007. (Patron-Wittman, HB 3037 (Chapter 885))
Publications tax; created, revenue to be deposited in Water Quality Improvement Fund. Adding  58.1-1731. (Patron-Wardrup, HB 2225 (F))
Resources Authority; expands projects that can be financed to include land conservation or land preservation. Amending 62.1-198 and 62.1-199. (Patron-Lewis, HB 1713 (I) See HB2694; Cline, HB 2694 (Chapter 663); Hanger, SB 1211 (Chapter 81))
Service districts; additional powers with regard to dredging of creeks and rivers. Amending  15.2-2403. (Patron-Wittman, HB 3129 (Chapter 229))
Sewage overflows; authorizes Water Control Board to issue administrative orders to owners of municipal sewer systems that need corrective actions. Amending  62.1-44.15. (Patron-Locke, SB 798 (Chapter 144))
Sewage sludge; local government to certify that site thereof in compliance with all local ordinances. Amending  32.1-164.5 and 62.1-44.19:3. (Patron-Byron, HB 2801 (F); Hawkins, SB 1313 (Chapter 390))
Sewage sludge; locality may adopt an ordinance that requires special use permit for routine storage. Amending  32.1-164.5 and 62.1-44.19:3. (Patron-Newman, SB 1300 (Chapter 927))
Sewage sludge; person seeking permits to apply to land to identify specific sites where it will be applied. Amending  32.1-164.5 and 62.1-44.19:3. (Patron-Cline, HB 3170 (I) See HB2802)
Sewage sludge; prohibits land application thereof. Amending 32.1-164.5 and 62.1-44.19:3. (Patron-Abbitt, HB 3136 (F))
Sewage sludge; regulation and management of land application thereof. Amending  62.1-44.19:3; adding  62.1-44.19:3.1 through 62.1-44.19:3.4; repealing  32.1-164.2 through 32.1-164.7. (Patron-Wittman, HB 2079 (I) See HB2802)
Soil Scientists and Wetland Professionals, Board for; extends waiver of requirements for professional wetland delineator certification. Amending  54.1-2206.2. (Patron-Hall, HB 2839 (Chapter 334))
State park along South Mayo and North Mayo Rivers; Department of Conservation and Recreation to study feasibility of establishing in Henry County. (Patron-Hurt, HJR 709 (P))
Stormwater inspectors; removes certification required by Department of Environmental Quality. Amending  62.1-44.15. (Patron-Saxman, HB 2180 (Chapter 633))
Subaqueous land; Marine Resources Commission to convey certain in City of Hampton to S&S Marine Supply. (Patron-Gear, HB 2642 (Chapter 875); Williams, SB 1367 (Chapter 83))
Subaqueous lands; Marine Resources Commission to convey adjoining parcels thereof in Elizabeth River in City of Norfolk to private corporation. (Patron-Melvin, HB 2990 (Chapter 884))
Subaqueous lands; parties authorized to receive conveyances of parcels located in City of Norfolk to commensurate with property interest. Amending Chapter 884, 2006 Acts. (Patron-Wardrup, HB 2203 (Chapter 862))
Virginia Beach Police Department Marine Patrol; enforcement of federal security and safety zones within tidal waters in jurisdiction. Amending  28.2-106.1. (Patron-Rerras, SB 900 (Chapter 554))
Waste load allocations; State Water Control Board to grant thereof for Chesapeake Bay watershed nutrient credit exchange program. Amending  62.1-44.19:15. (Patron-Saxman, HB 1847 (Chapter 27))
Water quality monitoring; establishes deadline for public to submit its recommendations thereof. Amending  62.1-44.19:5. (Patron-Bulova, HB 2483 (Chapter 655))
Water quality monitors; Department of Environmental Quality to encourage those, making sure 3,000 stream miles are monitored by 2010. Amending  62.1-44.19:11. (Patron-Wittman, HB 1859 (Chapter 29))
Water Resources and Wetlands Protection Program; created. Amending  10.1-1408.5, 62.1-44.3, and 62.1-44.29; adding 62.1-44.15:20 through 62.1-44.15:23; repealing  62.1-44.15:5. (Patron-Landes, HB 2539 (Chapter 659))
2007 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 09/04/07