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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 2008 Session (CD) Carried over from 2008 session but died in committee on or before December 4th


Advanced shipbuilding training facility grant program; established. Adding  59.1-284.23. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 2056 (Chapter 798))
Advanced Shipbuilding Training Grant Program; established. Adding 59.1-284.23. (Patron-Locke, SB 1321 (Chapter 850))
Biosolids permit; if amended to increase acreage by 50 percent or more than was permitted in initial permit, public notice shall be given. Amending  62.1-44.19:3 and 62.1-44.19:3.4. (Patron-Byron, HB 2558 (Chapter 42))
Blue crabs; Congress of United States urged to examine equitability of allocation of licenses to harvest among states bordering Chesapeake Bay. (Patron-Stuart, SJR 311 (F))
Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act; stormwater regulations. Amending 10.1-2103. (Patron-Wagner, SB 984 (F))
Craney Island Disposal Area; construction of a marine terminal on eastern side thereof using dredge material to extend disposal area eastward is authorized. Amending  62.1-132.20. (Patron-Bouchard, HB 2413 (Chapter 38))
Craney Island Eastward Expansion Project; United States Congress urged to appropriate its funds to construct. (Patron-Jones, HJR 712 (F))
Economic development; incentive financing for major employment and investment projects, and MEI Project Approval Commission created, report. Amending  2.2-2260, 2.2-2261, 2.2-2263, 2.2-3705.6, 62.1-198, and 62.1-199; adding  30-309 through 30-312. (Patron-Cox, HB 2550 (Chapter 246); Colgan, SB 1119 (Chapter 311))
Fallen Heroes Memorial Bridge; designating as U.S. Route 29 bridge over Rapidan River between Greene and Madison Counties. (Patron-Bell, HB 2401 (Chapter 674))
High-occupancy toll (HOT) lanes; prohibits on any portion of I-95 between Potomac River and City of Fredericksburg. Amending 33.1-56.2. (Patron-Nichols, HB 2117 (F))
Holland-Councill Memorial Bridge; designating as Route 58 business bridge over Blackwater River in Isle of Wight County. (Patron-Tyler, HB 1713 (Chapter 334); Barlow, HB 2244 (I) See HB1713; Lucas, SB 802 (Chapter 533); Quayle, SB 1005 (I) See SB802)
Invasive species; Secretaries of Natural Resources and Agriculture and Forestry to develop a plan to prevent introduction, to control, and to eradicate thereof on State’s lands and waters. Adding  2.2-220.2. (Patron-Quayle, SB 1211 (Chapter 619))
Invasive species; Secretaries of Natural Resources and Agriculture and Forestry to develop management plan to prevent introduction thereof on State’s lands and waters. Adding  2.2-220.2. (Patron-Pollard, HB 1775 (Chapter 144))
Lake Anna; lake level contingency plan developed therefor include documentation of impact reductions in water flow will have on recreational uses. Amending  62.1-44.15:1.2. (Patron-Houck, SB 1484 (F))
Marine Resources Commission; authority to lease subaqueous lands for generating electrical energy from wave or tidal action, currents, etc., and transmit energy from such sources to shore and requires that any leases require a royalty. Amending 28.2-1208. (Patron-Wagner, SB 1350 (Chapter 766))
Marine Resources Commission; authorized to grant easements and rights-of-way across beds of Elizabeth River to VDOT for improvement of Midtown Tunnel. (Patron-Miller, Y.B., SB 1479 (Chapter 298))
Middle Peninsula Chesapeake Bay Public Access Authority; receive and expend public funds and private donations to restore or create tidal wetlands. Amending  15.2-6601. (Patron-Morgan, HB 1595 (Chapter 429))
Ohio Valley Water Sanitation Commission; replaces one of three commissioners with Director of Department of Conservation and Recreation. Amending  62.1-73. (Patron-Bowling, HB 2283 (Chapter 467))
Port Authority; records of allowances or reimbursements for expenses paid to any officer or employee shall be open to public disclosure in accordance with Freedom of Information Act. Adding  62.1-132.4:1. (Patron-Gear, HB 2043 (F))
Ports, state; requires approval of Governor and General Assembly before change in ownership. Amending  62.1-132.19. (Patron-Purkey, HB 1739 (F))
Public’s use of state waters; Department of Game and Inland Fisheries and Marine Resources Commission to clarify, report. (Patron-Saxman, HJR 689 (F))
Rappahannock River Basin Commission; membership. Amending 62.1-69.29. (Patron-Hanger, SB 1036 (Chapter 601))
Resources Authority; additional powers. Amending  62.1-203. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 2540 (F))
Resources Authority; authorized to finance any program to perform site acquisition development work for economic and community development projects for any local government. Amending 62.1-198 and 62.1-199. (Patron-Ingram, HB 1936 (Chapter 14); Marsh, SB 1476 (Chapter 632))
Resources Authority; authorized to finance projects of local government buildings, including administrative and operations systems. Amending  62.1-198 and 62.1-199. (Patron-Colgan, SB 989 (Chapter 543))
Resources Authority; authorized to finance renewable energy projects and permits localities to lend funds to person of producing renewable energy related equipment, etc. Amending 62.1-198; adding  15.2-950.1. (Patron-Stuart, SB 973 (F))
Resources Authority; increases debt ceiling for bonds issued by and local obligations guaranteed thereby. Amending  62.1-204. (Patron-Colgan, SB 1451 (Chapter 324))
Richard Daley Mahone Memorial Bridge; designating as Route 143 bridge over Queens Creek in Williamsburg. (Patron-Norment, SB 1405 (Chapter 577))
Rivanna Scenic River; expands to include length of waterway from South Fork Rivanna River reservoir to junction with James River. Amending  10.1-416. (Patron-Deeds, SB 957 (Chapter 541))
Sewage sludge; Department of Environmental Quality, during an unannounced inspection of land on which biosolids are being applied, to collect samples. Amending  62.1-44.19:3 and 62.1-44.19:3.2. (Patron-Caputo, HB 2591 (F))
SSG Jason R. Arnette (U.S.A.) Memorial Bridge; designating as Rt. 360 bridge over Goodes Bridge Road in Amelia County. (Patron-Watkins, SB 941 (Chapter 832))
Stream mitigation banks; Henrico County to establish and operate. Amending  62.1-44.15:23. (Patron-Watkins, SB 361 (CD))
Subaqueous lands; Marine Resources Commission to sell and convey certain parcels to City of Virginia Beach. (Patron-Bouchard, HB 2412 (F))
Tidal creeks; establishes no discharge zones for vessels operating in designated areas. Amending  62.1-44.33. (Patron-Pollard, HB 1774 (Chapter 337))
Water Facilities Revolving Loan Fund; authorizes Resources Authority to provide a portion of fees to Department of Environmental Quality to cover some agency’s costs for administering construction assistance loan program. Amending 62.1-225. (Patron-Plum, HB 1931 (Chapter 351))
West Grant; conveyance of certain subaqueous lands in County of Fairfax. (Patron-Shannon, HB 1855 (F))
2009 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, and Resolutions - 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 06/03/09