HB 2057 Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; regulation of fertilizer, penalties.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; regulation of fertilizer. Revises the laws governing the manufacture and application of fertilizer to: (i) incorporate by reference the guidelines adopted by the Association of American Plant Food Control Officials, (ii) adopt generic precautionary labeling guidelines to prevent fertilizer runoff into the waterways, (iii) shift the permit year to begin on April 1 instead of July 1, (iv) require distributors of commercial fertilizer to submit an annual statistical report to the Commissioner regarding the amounts and localities of distributed product, (v) allow the Commissioner to issue written notices or warnings in lieu of instituting formal proceedings, (vi) authorize the Board to impose a civil penalty of up to $250 on anyone who violates a written stop sale, and (vii) allow the imposition of late fees for failing to renew a registration, license, or permit and for failing to obtain a registration, license, or permit after receiving notice of this requirement. This bill is identical to SB 990 (Stuart).

Full text:
01/11/11  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11102227D  pdf | impact statement
02/02/11  House: Committee substitute printed 11104827D-H1  pdf | impact statement
02/22/11  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2057ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/25/11  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0564)  pdf

Status:
01/11/11  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11102227D
01/11/11  House: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/25/11  House: Assigned ACNRsub: #3 Chesapeake
01/27/11  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (5-Y 0-N)
02/02/11  House: Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
02/02/11  House: Committee substitute printed 11104827D-H1
02/03/11  House: Read first time
02/04/11  House: Read second time
02/04/11  House: Committee substitute agreed to 11104827D-H1
02/04/11  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2057H1
02/07/11  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/07/11  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
02/08/11  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/11  Senate: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/14/11  Senate: Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (13-Y 0-N)
02/15/11  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/16/11  Senate: Read third time
02/16/11  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/22/11  House: Enrolled
02/22/11  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2057ER)
02/22/11  House: Signed by Speaker
02/23/11  Senate: Signed by President
03/25/11  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 564 (effective 7/1/11)
03/25/11  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0564)