+ − Subcommittees (3) VA - Agriculture Sub. #1 (House) VA - Natural Resources Sub. #2 (House) VA - Chesapeake Sub. #3 (House) + − Bills Assigned (108) VA - SB1275 Nutrient Credit Exchange Program; created. VA - SB1235 Retail Sales and Use Tax; increased, creates Water Quality Improvement Restricted Use Fund. VA - SB1103 Chesapeake Bay Local Assistance Department; abolished. VA - SB1083 Hunting; prohibits device/service that remote controls firearms, etc. to hunt birds, etc., penalty. VA - SB1248 Water resources projects; establishing coordinated process to require permits from certain. VA - SB1197 Game wardens; to have at least one on patrol during boating season at large lakes. VA - SB1061 Personal flotation devices; required for children 12 yrs. of age or younger to wear, penalty. VA - SB1141 Foundation for Natural Resources; created, report. VA - SB1176 Solid waste; exempts transportation thereof from Town of Tangier to landfill in Accomack County. VA - SB1009 Horse Industry Board Act; created, penalty. VA - SB1008 Apples; establishing an excise tax. VA - SB1150 Hunting; reporting of accidents, penalty. VA - SB1057 Abandoned vessel; reduces time before landowner, etc. may acquire title. VA - SB1088 Environmental Excellence Program; change of various boards' authority to approve methods. VA - SB1089 Environmental enforcement; authorizes Dept. of Environmental Quality to impose civil penalties. VA - SB909 Personal flotation devices; required for children 12 yrs. of age or younger to wear, penalty. VA - SB699 Pesticide Control Board; changes in membership. VA - SB810 Water Quality Improvement Fund; grants for biological nutrient removal technology. VA - SB792 Tobacco Settlement Board of Trustees; executive committee, report. VA - SB842 Highway construction; access roads and bikeways to historic sites. VA - HJ768 Companion animals; Gen. Assembly to recognize necessity of supporting spaying & neutering thereof. VA - SB765 Animal license taxes; establishes maximum tax that localities can charge. VA - HB2927 Companion animals; changes in Comprehensive Animal Laws. VA - HB2909 Saltwater fishing & tidal habitat laws; disbursement of moneys from certain Funds for projects, etc. VA - HB2805 Sewage sludge; prohibits any person from altering composition. VA - HB2737 Cotton; assessment increase to support education, research, and promotion of growth and use. VA - HB2862 Nutrient Credit Exchange Program; created. VA - HB2937 Erosion & sediment control plans; allows DCR to issue special order to locality not implementing. VA - HB2923 Landfills; distance from ground water supply and required replacement of nontidal wetlands. VA - HB2922 Solid waste; program established to protect public health, etc. from improper disposal. VA - HB2903 Selling of farm produce; allows farmers to sell products produced on their farms if meet conditions. VA - HB2902 Watershed improvement districts; simple majority of votes cast to pass referendum held to create. VA - HB2887 Migratory Waterfowl Conservation Stamp; required for those persons hunting or taking waterfowl. VA - HB2846 Animal shelters and pounds; prohibits use of gas chambers. VA - HB2816 Headboat & charterboat owners; allows recreat'l fishing license to cover passengers on his boat. VA - HB2837 Weights and measures; inspections. VA - HB2828 Pollutant Discharge Elimination System; exempts certain facilities from annual maintenance fee. VA - HB2815 Saltwater recreational fishing license; person not required to obtain commercial gear license VA - HB2798 War of 1812, Society of; disbursement of funds for care of cemeteries and graves. VA - HB2694 Clean Streams Act, and Clean Streams Advisory Commission; created, report. VA - HB2680 Water Quality Improvement Fund; changes criteria for prioritizing requests for funding therefrom. VA - HB2641 Weights and measures; inspection. VA - HB2742 Clean Smokestack Act; created, report. VA - HB2573 Coal Mine Safety Act, and Coal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act; changes in provisions. VA - HB2493 Sewage sludge; reimbursement to localities for testing and monitoring. VA - HB2505 Duck blinds; allows use in certain localities & waters, & abolishes prohibited hunting in localities VA - HB2783 Veterinary assistants; regulations. VA - HB2859 Pet shops; annual inspection thereof by State Veterinarian. VA - HB2809 Menhaden fishery; Governor to issue proclamation to implement measures to manage. VA - HB2691 Fertilizers; all products to include labels with application directions. VA - HB2689 Duck blinds; allows use in certain localities and waters. VA - HB2723 Dogs; regulation of those that may be potentially dangerous. VA - HB2696 Water Quality Improvement Fund; requires moneys for financing cost of nutrient removal facilities. VA - HB2730 Weights and measures; inspections. VA - HB2394 Coal mine blasting; restrictions. VA - HB2423 Horse Industry Board Act; created, penalty. VA - HB2295 Farmers; certain exempt from dairy regulations for goat cheese products. VA - HB2671 Marine Resources Commission; includes all structures by riparian property owners in Potomac River. VA - HB2620 Forest and forestry; transfers current regulations from Dept. of Conservation to Dept. of Forestry. VA - HB2624 Sewage sludge; localities to adopt an ordinance that requires injection into soil. VA - HB2546 Electric generating facilities; to meet emissions reductions in severe nonattainment area. VA - HB2507 Coal Mine Safety Act, and Coal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act; changes in provisions. VA - HB2405 Farmers; certain exempt from dairy regulations. VA - HB2440 Hazardous waste facilities; financial assuranaces therefor. VA - HB2338 Companion animals; requirement of permit to sell, penalty. VA - HB2031 Dams; authorizing localities to map inundation zones for those areas that might be threatened. VA - HB2026 Personal flotation devices; penalty. VA - HB2464 Stream channel restoration & relocation projects; exempt certain from requirements. VA - HB2452 Nonnative oysters; Marine Resources Comm. to allow placement on state-owned bottomlands. VA - HB2378 Wetlands board, local; members that hear cases relating to Ches. Bay Pres. ordinance to serve on. VA - HB2365 Stormwater management program; updates for Dept. of Conservation & Recreation's authorities. VA - HB2273 Hunting; prohibits device/service that remote controls firearms, etc. to hunt birds, etc., penalty. VA - HB2290 Soil Quality Improvement, Commission on; created, report. VA - HB2212 Natural Area Preservation Fund; addition of fees, lease proceeds, and funds accrued from preserves. VA - HB2198 Sewage sludge; program established to train employees for testing thereof. VA - HB2145 Port Authority; service charge payments to localities. VA - HB1671 Firearms; prohibits person carrying on any part of highway. VA - HB1669 Deer; abolishes rifle hunting in Essex County. VA - HB1668 Game wardens; abolishes payment of salaries by Dickenson and Buchanan Counties. VA - HB1644 Pesticide Control Board; membership. VA - HB2192 Landfills; distance from ground water supply and required replacement of nontidal wetlands. VA - HB1947 Agricultural Enterprise Act of 2005; created, reports. VA - HB1827 Wildlife mounts; nonprofit organizations allowed to sale in conjunction with fundraising activities. VA - HB2221 Animal laws; enforcement in towns. VA - HB2200 Crossbows; license for hunting during special archery seasons, restricted fee. VA - HB2197 Sewage sludge; notification to local government before application to land. VA - HB2155 Indigenous wild birds and animals, legally taken; allows licensed auctioneers to sell parts. VA - HB2128 Agri-tourism Incentives Act; created. VA - HB2102 Blaze orange clothing; exempts person hunting with bow & arrow in areas where firearms prohibited. VA - HB2085 Conservation officers; expands jurisdiction and allows mutual aid agreements. VA - HB2074 Sewage sludge; requires localities to test annually. VA - HB2029 Nonindigenous aquatic nuisance species; prohibited without permit, penalty. VA - HB2073 Sewage sludge; individual may request testing, responsibility of cost. VA - HB1917 Hunting; clarifies carrying a gun on Sunday. VA - HB1971 Poultry waste management; changes phosphorus application rates. VA - HB1890 Soil and water conservation districts; duties of directors. VA - HB1884 Animal license taxes; increased. VA - HB1795 Menhaden fishery; Marine Resources Commission may adopt regulations governing. VA - HB1746 Apples; establishing an excise tax. VA - HB1760 Solid Waste Management and Clean-up Fund; created, report. VA - HB1670 Hunting; abolishes unlawful rifles in Buckingham County. VA - HB1646 Hunting license; persons aged 12 years or older required to carry while hunting. VA - HB1547 Fertilizers; requires all distributors of restricted fertilizers to obtain a permit. VA - HB1499 Solid waste; exempts transportation thereof from Town of Tangier to landfill in Accomack County. VA - HB1832 Air Pollution Control Board; regulations for vapor recovery equipment at gasoline dispensing facili. VA - HB1790 Nutrient management; state governmental entities to develop and implement plan. VA - HB1546 Solid waste management laws; enforcement thereof. VA - HB2645 Wetlands; Marine Res. Comm. updating of maps for localities, copy in land records of circuit court.