Nutrient trading; Eastern Shore facility to acquire credits in Potomac & Rappahannock tributaries. (HB1290)

Introduced By

Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Nutrient trading.  Allows wastewater treatment facilities on the Eastern Shore to acquire nitrogen and phosphorus credits from facilities in the Potomac and Rappahannock tributaries. Currently a permitted facility can acquire point source nitrogen credits, among other restrictions, from one or more permitted facilities in the same tributary. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/21/2010Presented and ordered printed 10104107D
01/21/2010Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/27/2010Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2010Read first time
01/29/2010Read second time
01/29/2010Committee amendments agreed to
01/29/2010Engrossed by House as amended HB1290E
01/29/2010Printed as engrossed 10104107D-E
02/01/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/01/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2010Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/08/2010Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2010Read third time
02/10/2010Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB1290E)
02/17/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1290ER)
02/17/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB1290ER)
02/17/2010Signed by Speaker
02/18/2010Signed by President
02/26/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 11 (effective 7/1/10)
02/26/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0011)