Environmental Quality, Department of; consolidation of annual report. (HB1379)

Introduced By

Del. Ian Lovejoy (R-Manassas) with support from co-patron Del. Alex Askew (D-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Environmental Quality reports; consolidation. Consolidates varying due dates for certain reports relating to the Department of Environmental Quality to the Governor and the General Assembly to October 1 and requires such reports be submitted as part of one annual report. The bill has a delayed effective date of January 1, 2025. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/16/2024Presented and ordered printed 24104106D
01/16/2024Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/26/2024Assigned ACNR sub: Natural Resources
01/31/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB1379)
02/07/2024House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/07/2024Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2024Committee substitute printed 24107164D-H1
02/09/2024Read first time
02/12/2024Read second time
02/12/2024Committee substitute agreed to 24107164D-H1
02/12/2024Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1379H1
02/13/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB1379H1)
02/13/2024Read third time and passed House (88-Y 11-N)
02/13/2024VOTE: Passage (88-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/2024Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/16/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/16/2024Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/20/2024Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2024Read third time
02/23/2024Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1379ER)
02/28/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB1379ER)
02/28/2024Signed by Speaker
03/02/2024Signed by President
03/11/2024Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2024
03/11/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 8, 2024
03/20/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 112 (effective 1/1/25)
03/20/2024G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0112)

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