SB 1279 Water quality; transfer of responsibility for administration of programs.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)

Consolidation of water quality programs. Moves several water quality programs currently administered by the Department of Conservation and Recreation to the Department of Environmental Quality. The Department of Environmental Quality and the State Water Control Board will have oversight of water quality planning and laws dealing with stormwater management, erosion and sediment control, and the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Areas. The Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Board will have continuing responsibility for oversight of the soil and water conservation districts and of resource management planning. The Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Board will continue to be responsible for administration of the flood prevention and dam safety laws. The Board will continue to be staffed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation. This bill is identical to HB 2048.

Full text:
01/14/13  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 13101883D  pdf | impact statement
01/24/13  Senate: Committee substitute printed 13104570D-S1  pdf | impact statement
02/06/13  House: Committee substitute printed 13104932D-H1  pdf
02/23/13  Senate: Conference substitute printed 13105385D-S2  pdf
03/04/13  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1279ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/03/13  Senate: Reenrolled bill text (SB1279ER2)  pdf
04/03/13  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0793)  pdf

Amendments:
Conference amendments
Governor's recommendation

Status:
01/14/13  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 13101883D
01/14/13  Senate: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/24/13  Senate: Committee substitute printed 13104570D-S1
01/24/13  Senate: Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (12-Y 2-N)
01/28/13  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
01/29/13  Senate: Read second time
01/29/13  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
01/29/13  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 13104570D-S1
01/29/13  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1279S1
01/30/13  Senate: Passed by temporarily
01/30/13  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (28-Y 12-N)
02/02/13  House: Placed on Calendar
02/02/13  House: Read first time
02/02/13  House: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/06/13  House: Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
02/06/13  House: Committee substitute printed 13104932D-H1
02/07/13  House: Read second time
02/08/13  House: Read third time
02/08/13  House: Committee substitute agreed to 13104932D-H1
02/08/13  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1279H1
02/08/13  House: Passed House with substitute (75-Y 21-N)
02/08/13  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (75-Y 21-N)
02/12/13  Senate: House substitute rejected by Senate (3-Y 36-N)
02/13/13  House: House insisted on substitute
02/13/13  House: House requested conference committee
02/15/13  Senate: Senate acceded to request (40-Y 0-N)
02/15/13  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
02/15/13  Senate: Senators: Hanger, Puckett, Blevins
02/18/13  House: Conferees appointed by House
02/18/13  House: Delegates: Sherwood, Scott, E.T., Lewis
02/23/13  Senate: Conference substitute printed 13105385D-S2
02/23/13  Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (29-Y 11-N)
02/23/13  House: Conference report agreed to by House (76-Y 21-N)
02/23/13  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (76-Y 21-N)
03/04/13  Senate: Enrolled
03/04/13  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1279ER)
03/04/13  Senate: Signed by President
03/05/13  House: Signed by Speaker
03/25/13  Senate: Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/02/13  Senate: Placed on Calendar
04/03/13  Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (34-Y 5-N)
04/03/13  Senate: Reconsideration of Governor's recommendation agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
04/03/13  Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (31-Y 7-N)
04/03/13  House: House concurred in Governor's recommendation (74-Y 23-N)
04/03/13  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (74-Y 23-N)
04/03/13  Governor: Governor's recommendation adopted
04/03/13  Senate: Reenrolled
04/03/13  Senate: Reenrolled bill text (SB1279ER2)
04/03/13  Senate: Signed by President as reenrolled
04/03/13  House: Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/03/13  House: Enacted, Chapter 793 (effective 7/1/13)
04/03/13  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0793)