HB 2290 Soil Quality Improvement, Commission on; created, report.
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Summary as introduced:
Commission on Soil Quality Improvement.  Establishes a 21-member Commission on Soil Quality Improvement. The purpose of the Commission is to evaluate the potential for adopting soil quality improvement approaches designed to address agricultural nonpoint source pollution control measures. Among the Commission's duties are to (i) evaluate the degree to which various approaches to improve soil quality will enable Virginia to cost-effectively meet water quality goals while improving the overall competitiveness of agriculture and agribusiness in the Commonwealth, (ii) recommend policies to the General Assembly to achieve soil improvements, and (iii) develop outreach programs to inform farmers on the environmental and economic benefits of adopting practices that improve soil quality.

Full text:
01/11/05  House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 051641380  pdf

Status:
01/11/05  House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 051641380
01/11/05  House: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/26/05  House: Stricken from docket by A., C. & N. R. (22-Y 0-N)