SB 126 Forestry, Department of; use of methyl bromide gas fumigation.
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Summary as passed Senate: (all summaries)

Fumigation by Department of Forestry.  Asserts that the Department of Forestry's preferred method of treatment of its forest tree nurseries is methyl bromide gas fumigation in pre-seeding land preparation under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's listed usage exemption QPS (Quarantine & Pre-Shipment). The bill allows the Commissioner to issue inspection certificates to certify that seedling shipments are apparently pest- and disease-free. This bill is identical to HB 239.

Full text:
01/10/12  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100848D  pdf | impact statement
01/26/12  Senate: Committee substitute printed 12104515D-S1  pdf | impact statement
02/21/12  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB126ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/06/12  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0101)  pdf

Status:
01/10/12  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100848D
01/10/12  Senate: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/26/12  Senate: Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (15-Y 0-N)
01/26/12  Senate: Committee substitute printed 12104515D-S1
01/30/12  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 1-N)
01/31/12  Senate: Read second time
01/31/12  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
01/31/12  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 12104515D-S1
01/31/12  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB126S1
02/01/12  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/13/12  House: Placed on Calendar
02/13/12  House: Read first time
02/13/12  House: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/15/12  House: Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (21-Y 0-N)
02/16/12  House: Read second time
02/17/12  House: Read third time
02/17/12  House: Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/17/12  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
02/21/12  Senate: Enrolled
02/21/12  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB126ER)
02/21/12  House: Signed by Speaker
02/22/12  Senate: Signed by President
03/06/12  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 101 (effective 7/1/12)
03/06/12  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0101)