2012 Regular Session


File Code: Agriculture Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 464
Sponsored By:
Senators Glassman, Astle, Brinkley, Colburn, Edwards, Jacobs, Jennings, Kittleman, Montgomery, and Shank
Agriculture - Total Maximum Daily Load - Regulations


Prohibiting the Department of Agriculture, the Department of the Environment, and the Department of Natural Resources from adopting regulations to help the State meet the agricultural sector requirements of the Total Maximum Daily Load for the Chesapeake Bay unless New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia achieve or exceed the percentage reduction of nitrogen and the percentage reduction of phosphorus that the State has achieved from 2009 levels under specified circumstances.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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Senate Action
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Barry Glassman, District 35
Senator John C. Astle, District 30
Senator David R. Brinkley, District 4
Senator Richard F. Colburn, District 37
Senator George C. Edwards, District 1
Senator Nancy Jacobs, District 34
Senator J. B. Jennings, District 7
Senator Allan H. Kittleman, District 9
Senator Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Senator Christopher B. Shank, District 2

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Agriculture, Department of
Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Chesapeake Bay
Environment, Department of
Hazardous and Toxic Substances -see also- Asbestos; Radiatn.
Interstate Affairs
Natural Resources, Department of
Pollution -see also- Sediment Control
Rules and Regulations

Bill affects the following Statute:

( 8-803.9 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs