HB 1602 Environmental impact reviews; completion within six months of project funding.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Environmental permits for highway projects; timely review.  Provides that any state agency, board, or commission that issues a permit required for a highway construction project pursuant to Title 10.1, 28.2, 29.1, or 62.1 of the Code of Virginia must, within 15 days of receipt of an individual or general permit application, review the application for completeness and either accept the application or request additional specific information from the Department of Transportation. The bill further provides that, unless a shorter period is provided for by law, regulation, or agreement, the state agency, board, or commission must, within 120 days of receipt of a complete application, issue the permit, issue the permit with conditions, deny the permit, or decide whether a public meeting or hearing is required by law. If a public meeting or hearing is held, it must be held within 45 days of the decision to conduct such a proceeding, and a final decision as to the permit must be made within 90 days of completion of the public meeting or hearing.

Full text:
12/13/04  House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 051346302  pdf
02/05/05  House: Committee substitute printed 051693302-H1  pdf
02/18/05  Senate: Committee substitute printed 059275302-S1  pdf
02/22/05  Senate: Floor substitute printed 059280302-S2 (Williams)  pdf
03/07/05  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1602ER)  pdf
04/04/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0781)  pdf

Status:
12/13/04  House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 051346302
12/13/04  House: Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/21/05  House: Assigned to Tra. sub-committee: Subcommittee # 1
02/05/05  House: Reported from Tra. w/sub (19-Y 1-N)
02/05/05  House: Committee substitute printed 051693302-H1
02/05/05  House: Read first time
02/07/05  House: Read second time
02/07/05  House: Committee substitute agreed to 051693302-H1
02/07/05  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1602H1
02/08/05  House: Read third time and passed House (86-Y 12-N)
02/08/05  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (86-Y 12-N)
02/08/05  House: Reconsideration of passage rejected by House
02/08/05  House: Communicated to Senate
02/09/05  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/05  Senate: Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/17/05  Senate: Reported from Transportation w/sub (13-Y 0-N)
02/18/05  Senate: Committee substitute printed 059275302-S1
02/21/05  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/05  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (40-Y 0-N)
02/22/05  Senate: Floor substitute printed 059280302-S2 (Williams)
02/22/05  Senate: Read third time
02/22/05  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/22/05  Senate: Committee substitute rejected 059275302-S1
02/22/05  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/22/05  Senate: Substitute by Sen. Williams agreed to 059280302-S2
02/22/05  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute HB1602S2
02/22/05  Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
02/22/05  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (40-Y 0-N)
02/23/05  House: Placed on Calendar
02/23/05  House: Senate substitute agreed to by House (88-Y 9-N)
02/23/05  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (88-Y 9-N)
03/07/05  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1602ER)
03/09/05  House: Enrolled
03/09/05  House: Signed by Speaker
03/11/05  Senate: Signed by President
03/26/05  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 781 (effective 7/1/05)
04/04/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0781)