HB 787 Offshore energy resources; production & development permitted 50 miles off Atlantic shoreline.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)
Offshore energy resources. States that it shall be the policy of the Commonwealth to support oil and natural gas exploration, development, and production 50 miles or more off Virginia's coast, taking into account the impact on affected localities, armed forces, and the mid-Atlantic regional spaceport. Currently, the policy is limited to supporting exploration for natural gas resources 50 miles or more offshore. SB 394 is identical.

Full text:
01/12/10  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102366D  pdf
02/02/10  House: Printed as engrossed 10102366D-E  pdf | impact statement
03/03/10  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB787ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/13/10  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0756)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments
House amendments rejected

Status:
01/12/10  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102366D
01/12/10  House: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/28/10  House: Reported from Commerce and Labor (16-Y 6-N)
02/01/10  House: Read first time
02/02/10  House: Read second time
02/02/10  House: Amendment #1 by Delegate Armstrong rejected (33-Y 63-N)
02/02/10  House: VOTE: --- REJECTED (33-Y 63-N)
02/02/10  House: Amendment #2 by Delegate Armstrong agreed to
02/02/10  House: Engrossed by House as amended HB787E
02/02/10  House: Printed as engrossed 10102366D-E
02/03/10  House: Read third time and passed House (69-Y 28-N)
02/03/10  House: VOTE: --- PASSAGE (69-Y 28-N)
02/04/10  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/10  Senate: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/22/10  Senate: Reported from Commerce and Labor (12-Y 3-N)
02/24/10  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/10  Senate: Read third time
02/25/10  Senate: Passed Senate (32-Y 8-N)
03/03/10  House: Enrolled
03/03/10  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB787ER)
03/03/10  House: Signed by Speaker
03/06/10  Senate: Signed by President
04/13/10  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 756 (effective 7/1/10)
04/13/10  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0756)