HB 176 Nutrient credit certification; regulations, Nutrient Trading Act is established, penalty.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)

Nutrient Trading Act; penalty.  Directs the Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Board to adopt regulations governing the certification of certain nutrient credits. Referring to Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs), the legislation sets out certain requirements of the regulations, directs the Department of Conservation and Recreation to establish an online registry of certified credits, and provides for enforcement and appeals. The bill provides that an operator of a credit-generating facility found to be in violation of the Nutrient Trading Act or any attendant regulations shall be subject to a civil penalty not exceeding $10,000. This bill is identical to SB 77.

Full text:
01/09/12  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101321D  pdf
02/08/12  House: Committee substitute printed 12105001D-H1  pdf | impact statement
03/01/12  Senate: Committee substitute printed 12105579D-S1  pdf | impact statement
03/10/12  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB176ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/18/12  House: Reenrolled bill text (HB176ER2)  pdf
04/18/12  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0748)  pdf

Amendments:
Governor's recommendation

Status:
01/09/12  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101321D
01/09/12  House: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/18/12  House: Assigned ACNRsub: Chesapeake
02/02/12  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
02/08/12  House: Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
02/08/12  House: Committee substitute printed 12105001D-H1
02/09/12  House: Read first time
02/10/12  House: Read second time
02/10/12  House: Committee substitute agreed to 12105001D-H1
02/10/12  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB176H1
02/13/12  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/13/12  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
02/14/12  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/12  Senate: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
03/01/12  Senate: Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (15-Y 0-N)
03/01/12  Senate: Committee substitute printed 12105579D-S1
03/05/12  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
03/06/12  Senate: Read third time
03/06/12  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
03/06/12  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 12105579D-S1
03/06/12  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB176S1
03/06/12  Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
03/07/12  House: Placed on Calendar
03/08/12  House: Senate substitute agreed to by House 12105579D-S1 (97-Y 0-N)
03/08/12  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N)
03/10/12  House: Enrolled
03/10/12  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB176ER)
03/10/12  House: Signed by Speaker
03/10/12  Senate: Signed by President
04/09/12  House: Governor's recommendation received by House
04/17/12  House: Placed on Calendar
04/18/12  House: House concurred in Governor's recommendation (96-Y 0-N)
04/18/12  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N)
04/18/12  Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (38-Y 0-N)
04/18/12  Governor: Governor's recommendation adopted
04/18/12  House: Reenrolled
04/18/12  House: Reenrolled bill text (HB176ER2)
04/18/12  House: Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/18/12  Senate: Signed by President as reenrolled
04/18/12  House: Enacted, Chapter 748 (effective 7/1/12)
04/18/12  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0748)