SB 953 Chesapeake Bay Partnership Council.
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Virginia Chesapeake Bay Partnership Council. Creates the Virginia Chesapeake Bay Partnership Council as an agency of the legislature to advise the Governor, the Secretary of Natural Resources and the General Assembly regarding the coordination of Virginia's efforts in the regional Bay program, Virginia's commitments in the regional program and strategic planning for Bay restoration. The Council is to assist in the coordination of timely and efficient implementation of Bay programs and commitments; review and help disseminate information to the public regarding the restoration progress; consult with Virginia's representatives to the interstate Chesapeake Bay Program; help facilitate strategic partnerships with businesses, local governments, resource users, environmental and conservation organizations and citizens; and nominate candidates for the “Friend of the Bay Award.” The Council is composed of 19 members including 12 citizen members; the chairmen of the House Chesapeake and its Tributaries Committee, the House Conservation and Natural Resources Committee, and the Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee; and the chairman of the Chesapeake Bay Commission Virginia delegation. Nonvoting ex officio members include Virginia representatives of the three standing advisory committees of the Chesapeake Bay Program. The chairman of the Council is to be elected from the legislative members of the Council.

Full text:
01/23/95  Senate: Presented & ordered printed LD8834761  pdf
02/02/95  Senate: Committee substitute printed LD3691701-S1  pdf
03/06/95  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB953ER)  pdf
03/27/95  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0501)  pdf

House amendments

01/23/95  Senate: Presented & ordered printed LD8834761
01/23/95  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/01/95  Senate: Reported from General Laws with sub. (13-Y 1-N)
02/02/95  Senate: Committee substitute printed LD3691701-S1
02/02/95  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/02/95  Senate: VOTE: CONST. READING DISPENSED (39-Y 0-N)
02/02/95  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/02/95  Senate: Reconsideration of passed by for the day (39-Y 0-N)
02/02/95  Senate: VOTE: RECONSIDER (39-Y 0-N)
02/02/95  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/03/95  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/06/95  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/07/95  Senate: Read second time
02/07/95  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/07/95  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to LD3691701-S1
02/07/95  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - comm. sub. LD3691701-S1
02/07/95  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/07/95  Senate: VOTE: CONST. READING DISPENSED (39-Y 0-N)
02/07/95  Senate: Passed Senate (38-Y 2-N)
02/07/95  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (38-Y 2-N)
02/07/95  Senate: Communicated to House
02/08/95  House: Placed on Calendar
02/09/95  House: Read first time
02/09/95  House: Referred to Committee on Chesapeake and Its Tributaries
02/13/95  House: Assigned to C. I. T. sub-committee: 1
02/17/95  House: Reported from Ches. & Its Trib. w/amds. (13-Y 0-N)
02/20/95  House: Read second time
02/21/95  House: Read third time
02/21/95  House: Committee amendments agreed to
02/21/95  House: Engrossed by House as amended
02/21/95  House: Passed House with amendments (Block Vote) (100-Y 0-N)
02/21/95  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
02/23/95  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
02/23/95  Senate: House amendments agreed to by Senate (37-Y 3-N)
02/23/95  Senate: VOTE: CONCUR HOUSE AMENDMENT (37-Y 3-N)
03/06/95  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB953ER)
03/10/95  Senate: Enrolled
03/10/95  House: Signed by Speaker
03/13/95  Senate: Signed by President
03/23/95  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 501 (effective 7/1/95)
03/27/95  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0501)