Bills Pending Virginia House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee

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VASB1725EngrossStationary blinds in the public waters; minimum distance from shore. Provides that no stake or stationary waterfowl blind that is erected in the public waters, except in the waters of Virginia Beach, shall be located less than 150 yards from a ripari...
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2019-02-19
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB2249IntroTimber sales; theft; accounting; penalty. Provides that a person who buys and removes timber from a landowner's property is guilty of larceny if he fails to pay the landowner by the date specified in their agreement, or if there is no written agreeme...
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2019-02-05
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB2063IntroGround water withdrawals; waste. Provides that when the State Water Control Board determines that surface water is reasonably available for use in a ground water management area, the use of ground water other than from the surficial aquifer in such m...
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2019-02-05
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB1612IntroDepartment of Game and Inland Fisheries; fees; boat ramps. Removes the use of boat ramps owned by the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries from the list of exceptions to the requirement that users of certain facilities pay a fee. The bill contains...
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2019-02-05
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB2257IntroDangerous or vicious dogs; emotional distress damages. Authorizes a general district court to order the owner of a dog that is found to be a dangerous dog to pay restitution for emotional distress damages to any person injured by the animal or whose ...
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2019-02-05
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB2064IntroGround water withdrawals; allocation. Requires any Ground water withdrawals; allocation. Requires any person applying for a ground water withdrawal permit in the Eastern Virginia Groundwater Management Area (EVGMA) who proposes to use 50 percent or m...
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2019-02-05
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB2274IntroMeat; food labeling; misbranding. Provides that a food product shall be deemed misbranded if it purports to be, or is represented as, a meat food product while containing no meat, except to the extent that its label bears the word "imitation" followe...
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2019-02-05
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB1769IntroManagement of menhaden. Requires the Virginia Marine Resources Commission (the Commission) to adopt regulations to implement the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Menhaden and authorizes the Commission...
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2019-02-05
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB2394IntroProduct safety; flame retardants; regulations; fund; civil penalty. Prohibits the manufacture or sale in the Commonwealth, beginning July 1, 2020, of upholstered furniture intended for residential use or any product that is intended to come into clos...
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2019-02-05
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB1906IntroResidential automatic pesticide misting systems; prohibition; civil penalties. Prohibits, beginning January 1, 2020, the installation or use of any residential automatic pesticide misting system, defined in the bill as a device that is designed to be...
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2019-02-05
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB2154IntroStormwater management; grandfathered land-disturbing activities. Authorizes any land-disturbing activity that is eligible to take place pursuant to technical criteria that were adopted by the State Water Control Board prior to July 1, 2014, to be gov...
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2019-02-05
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB2062IntroGround water management; human consumption. Defines "human consumption" of ground water as drinking, food preparation, dishwashing, bathing, showering, hand washing, teeth brushing, and maintaining oral hygiene.
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2019-02-05
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB2590IntroAnimal testing facilities; adoption of dogs and cats. Requires that prior to euthanasia, any animal testing facility that no longer has use for a dog or cat in its possession that does not pose a health or safety risk to the public offer, for a reaso...
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2019-02-05
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB2391IntroLandfills; waste disposal fee; Greenhouse Gas Fund. Requires any person owning or operating a permitted solid waste management facility to collect from each person disposing waste at such facility a fee of $1 for every 500 pounds of waste, or fractio...
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2019-02-05
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB2658IntroStationary blinds in the public waters; minimum distance from shore. Provides that no stake or stationary waterfowl blind that is erected in the public waters be located less than 150 yards from a riparian owner's shoreline at the mean low water mark...
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2019-02-05
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB1880IntroState environmental boards; appointment of members. Changes the composition of the Air Pollution Control Board, the Waste Management Board, and the State Water Control Board from appointment exclusively by the Governor to the following: two members a...
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2019-02-05
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB2506IntroChesapeake Bay Preservation Areas; filling low-lying areas. Directs the State Water Control Board to adopt regulations allowing the owner of residential property in a Chesapeake Bay Preservation Area to deposit appropriate fill material in certain lo...
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2019-02-05
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB2505IntroDepartment of Environmental Quality; stormwater regulations; Tennessee River Basin. Directs the Department of Environmental Quality to adopt regulations to permit, regulate, and control stormwater runoff in the Tennessee River Basin that are no more ...
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2019-02-05
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB2661IntroSaltwater recreational fishing license; exceptions; commercial license holder. Exempts from the requirements of obtaining a saltwater recreational fishing license a holder of a commercial fishing license and one immediate family member who is accompa...
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2019-02-05
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB2580IntroProhibited pesticides; chlorpyrifos; penalty. Prohibits the manufacture, distribution, sale, offer for sale, use, or offer for use of any pesticide containing chlorpyrifos, defined in the bill, as an active ingredient. The bill authorizes the Virgini...
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2019-02-05
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB2103IntroStormwater management plans; erosion and sediment control plans; portion of project. Directs the State Water Control Board to establish a procedure that allows an operator to submit stormwater management plans that are sufficient for a particular pro...
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2019-02-05
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB2309IntroMarine Resources Commission; grant of interest in subaqueous lands; federal civil works project; report. Authorizes the Commonwealth, acting through the Marine Resources Commission, to grant to a political subdivision of the Commonwealth an easement ...
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2019-02-05
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB2346IntroIndustrial hemp. Expands the existing industrial hemp registration program to include a person growing or processing industrial hemp for any purpose. The bill expands the existing definition of "hemp product," redefines "industrial hemp" to include a...
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2019-02-05
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB2761IntroCave and karst protection; penalty. Authorizes the Department of Conservation and Recreation to include karsts and related landscape features, defined in the bill, in various functions related to cave protection, including education of public agencie...
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2019-02-05
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB2649IntroIndustrial hemp; testing; destruction. Requires a registered grower or processor of industrial hemp, if so required by the Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services, to destroy any Cannabis sativa that has been tested and is found to have a c...
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2019-02-05
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB1894IntroDog previously found dangerous; owner's failure to comply; disposition of dog. Directs a court to consider other options for disposition of a dangerous dog after its owner is found to have willfully failed to comply with certain requirements regardin...
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2019-02-05
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
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