VA HB2330 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 8 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-02-05 - Left in Rules
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Environmental Justice Advisory Council established; consideration for environmental justice. Establishes the Environmental Justice Advisory Council (the Council), consisting of 19 members, to advise the Governor on environmental justice in the Commonwealth through equitable development, implementation, evaluation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, policies, and practices. The bill requires all state agencies to examine any new regulation or policy involving state action or funds in relation to its impact on environmental justice prior to adopting such regulation or policy and requires the Council to coordinate and lead efforts to achieve the Commonwealth's environmental justice goals.

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Environmental Justice Advisory Council; established.


Roll Calls

2019-01-29 - House - House: Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (3-Y 4-N) (Y: 3 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]


2019-02-05HouseLeft in Rules
2019-01-29HouseSubcommittee failed to recommend reporting (3-Y 4-N)
2019-01-17HouseAssigned Rules sub: Subcommittee #1
2019-01-08HouseReferred to Committee on Rules
2019-01-08HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19104162D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
222699.11(n/a)See Bill Text
222699.8(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments