+ − Subcommittees (3) VA - Agriculture (House) VA - Natural Resource (House) VA - Chesapeake (House) + − Bills Assigned (127) VA - SB717 Coal combustion byproduct; use, reuse, or reclamation in a floodplain VA - SB748 Alternative fuels & air emissions; no permit modifications, etc. required under certain conditions. VA - SB708 Urban archery season; incorporate regulations consistent with daily hunting provisions. VA - SB689 Biodiesel and green diesel fuel; definition thereof. VA - SB765 Water safety enforcement; provide enhanced enforcement effort on Smith Mountain Lake in summer. VA - SB706 Hampton Roads Sanitation District; redefines term sewage disposal system. VA - SB679 Forest firefighting by localities or volunteer fire or rescue; recovery of costs. VA - SB663 Companion animals; authorizes localities to charge for the repeated impoundment thereof. VA - SB690 Water Quality Improvement Fund; reimbursment to localities for costs of nutrient removal upgrades. VA - SB617 Apprentice hunting license; Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to issue. VA - SB648 Motor oil, used; annual survey of individual practices. VA - SB552 Fishing license; exemptions for persons assisting disabled persons. VA - SB586 Gas and Oil Act; notification of interested parties. VA - SB423 DEQ; authority to issue and enforce permits, etc. related to air and water pollution. VA - SB308 Forester, State; right of entry to inspect any forest lands. VA - SB473 Resources Authority; authorized to finance park and recreation projects. VA - SB321 Energy electric generating facilities; DEQ to consult with others to consider environmental impact. VA - SB303 Lake Anna State Park; authorizes right-of-way easement. VA - SB263 Hunting dogs; carrying weapons on another person's property to retrieve prohibited. VA - SB513 Nonpoint source pollution reduction; Governor & General Assembly to provide funding therefor. VA - SB592 Animal protection and fighting; broadens penalty. VA - SB378 Stormwater; Soil and Water Conservation Board to promote reuse and reclamation thereof. VA - SB272 Food establishments; inspection of preparation, exception for private homes. VA - SB254 Staunton River State Park; authorizes 20-foot wide easement across portion. VA - SB413 Mining operations; permit fees to be submitted from applicants that discharge waters. VA - SB40 North and South Mayo Rivers; designating portions thereof in Henry County as State scenic rivers. VA - SB43 Environmental impact reports; requires county, city, or town to submit report on highway projects. VA - SB477 Development rights programs; State grants shall be distributed to local purchase thereof. VA - SB135 Fertilizers; Board of Agriculture et al, to adopt nonagricultural application regulations. VA - HJ231 Game and Inland Fisheries, Board of; public participation when proposing regulations. VA - HB1576 Pruitt, William A.; awarded handgun for noteworthy service to Marine Resources Commission. VA - HB1552 Erosion and sediment control plan; file specifications for stream restoration banks annually. VA - HB1567 Nutrient management training; voluntary program for commercial providers of lawn care, etc. VA - HB1206 Port Authority; police officer to provide security beyond locality where property is located. VA - HB1570 Companion animals; sellers of dogs & cats adhere to sterilization requirements applied to shelters. VA - HB1533 Television Waste Recycling Act; established. VA - HB1548 Landfills; prohibits those publicly owned from accepting construction and demolition debris. VA - HB1482 Bears; non-lethal control measures. VA - HB1424 Avian influenza; requires importer of poultry to test therefor. VA - HB1331 Agriculture and Consumer Services, Department of; recodifying laws pertaining to agriculture, etc. VA - HB1332 DEQ; authority to issue and enforce permits, etc. related to air and water pollution. VA - HB1259 Environmental impact reports; requires county, city, or town to submit report on highway projects. VA - HB1250 Personal flotation devices; requirements for children. VA - HB1448 State park employees; Department of Conservation & Recreation to lease private residential property. VA - HB1396 Agritourism; Commissioner of Agriculture & Consumer Services to promote. VA - HB1361 Game and Inland Fisheries, Department of; duties of Director. VA - HB1525 Infectious animal diseases; scrapie regulations for goats and sheep. VA - HB1486 Dealer permits; local ordinances pertaining to real estate taxes for euthanizing companion animals. VA - HB1473 Animal Identification System, National; Dept. of Agriculture & Consumer Services not to support. VA - HB1466 Energy electric generating facilities; environmental impact of renewable. VA - HB1465 Dogfighting; violations include attending such fights. VA - HB1456 Hunting; persons with bow and arrow or crossbow may hunt on Sundays. VA - HB1380 Sewage systems; counties and towns may approve. VA - HB1214 Trees, state-owned; increases minimum threshold for sales thereof from state forests. VA - HB1149 Recreation facilities; locality may establish trails for all-terrain vehicles, etc. VA - HB1142 Recreational Facilities Authority; delays reversion of title to real property. VA - HB1116 Environmental impact reports; required for any major state construction project over $500,000. VA - HB1408 Betterment loans; Director of Department of Environmental Quality to determine eligibility therefor. VA - HB1372 Honey houses; repeals inspection thereof. VA - HB1355 Sewage treatment plants; expanded or upgraded facility may limit amount of septage. VA - HB1352 Game and Inland Fisheries, Board of; membership. VA - HB1317 Subaqueous lands; Marine Resources Commission to convey parcels of previously filled lands. VA - HB1289 Gas chambers; prohibits use thereof for animal euthanasia. VA - HB1115 Forest protection; increases annual amount a locality pays to State Forester therefor. VA - HB1335 Natural Resources Commitment Fund; created. VA - HB1308 Coastal primary sand dunes; authorizes additional localities to adopt ordinance. VA - HB1208 Subaqueous lands; Marine Resources Commission to convey parcels thereof. VA - HB1232 Cats and dogs; prohibits any dealer from overbreeding. VA - HB1230 Greenhouse gas emissions; mandatory reporting. VA - HB1175 Apprentice hunting license; Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to issue. VA - HB1122 Weights and measures; permissible to possess for commercial purposes. VA - HB999 Animals; posting of bond by owners of those abandoned or cruelly treated. VA - HB1121 Weights and measures; permissible to possess for commercial purposes. VA - HB1125 Port Authority; Marine Resources Commission to grant easements and rights-of-way. VA - HB1150 Oil or gas operations; identify in permit application any cemetary located within 100 feet. VA - HB1088 Game and Inland Fisheries, Department of; disclosure of official records. VA - HB1083 Environmental impact reports; exempts state/local authority from submission on major state project. VA - HB1057 Cockfighting; imposes penalty of Class 6 felony on any person who knowingly engages in venture. VA - HB1016 Deer; Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to allow killing thereof over bait. VA - HB913 Arborists; regulation of titles. VA - HB872 Hunting; persons required to wear blaze orange clothing during deer season. VA - HB886 Bear hunting; clarifies time of day during hound training season. VA - HB837 Dam break inundation zones; localities with authority to address development. VA - HB824 Water quality information; Secretary of Natural Resources to be lead Secretary to coordinate. VA - HB822 Dishwashing detergents; bans use of phosphorus therein for household dishwashing machines. VA - HB870 Mineral Resources, Division of; name changed to Division of Geology and Mineral Resources. VA - HB848 Development rights program; Board of Farmland Preservation to create lease. VA - HB723 Resources Authority; authorized to finance park and recreation projects. VA - HB661 Agritourism and marine tourism; activity liability. VA - HB655 Dogs, dangerous; judicial discretion. VA - HB673 Animals; clarifies several standards of welfare. VA - HB650 Environmental Quality, Department of; authority of citizen boards. VA - HB691 Animal control officers; inspection of breeding facilities. VA - HB690 Companion animals; commercial breeding, penalty. VA - HB689 Combined Sewer Overflow Fund; designating funds to be deposited therein for use by certain cities. VA - HB643 Air emissions; operators of major stationary sources of air pollution to comply with NAAQS. VA - HB645 Water Protection Permit; Board to consider project as part local or regional water supply plans. VA - HB656 Animal protection and fighting; broadens penalty. VA - HB555 Wetlands; localities to establish and operate mitigation banks. VA - HB537 Rabies vaccination certificates; exempts certain records sent to local treasurer from public access. VA - HB463 Farm wineries; list of usual and customary activities that will be permitted. VA - HB457 Veterinarian & animal licensure; repeals requirement to provide treasurer with rabies information. VA - HB538 Commercial dog breeders; definition, requirements, penalty. VA - HB514 Fossil fuel combustion products permit; requirements for applicant. VA - HB464 Humane investigators; appointment by circuit court. VA - HB455 North and South Mayo Rivers; designating portions thereof in Henry County as State scenic rivers. VA - HB207 Animal pounds, local; clarifies definition. VA - HB392 Stormwater ordinances; authorizes localities classified as MS4 to enact. VA - HB319 Fishing permit, special; issued to patients from veterans or military hospitals. VA - HB32 Fighting of cocks and other animals; increases penalty. VA - HB19 Environmental Quality, Department of;consolidation of various boards, increase of authority. VA - HB378 Golden Age Card Program; Department of Conservation and Recreation to establish. VA - HB360 Nonpoint source pollution reduction; Governor and General Assembly to provide funding therefor. VA - HB217 Tethering of animals; makes certain acts associated therewith Class 3 misdemeanor. VA - HB233 Dishwashing detergents; bans use of phosphorus therein for household dishwashing machines. VA - HB211 Water Protection Permit; exempts landowners whose construction or maintenance may impact wetlands. VA - HB306 Animal control officers; training. VA - HB303 Menhaden fishery; moratorium on harvesting for commercial purposes. VA - HB260 Abandoned railroad corridors; allows Department of Conservation and Recreation to acquire. VA - HB115 Submerged traps; Board may adopt regulations for trappers to visit less under specified conditions. VA - HB114 Trap identification; permits hunters to attach an identification number to traps. VA - HB40 Gas chambers; prohibits use thereof for animal euthanasia. VA - HB18 Environmental Quality, Department of; consolidation of various boards, increase of authority. VA - HB343 Cathode ray tubes; disposal bans. VA - HB341 Dishwashing detergents; bans use of phosphorus therein for household dishwashing machines. VA - HB5 Gas chambers; prohibits use thereof for euthanizing companion animals. VA - HB528 Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act; ordinance appeals.