SB 1453

  • Virginia Senate Bill
  • 2021 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate Jan 19, 2021
  • Passed Senate Feb 01, 2021
  • Passed House Feb 15, 2021
  • Governor

Mines and Mining and Virginia Energy Plan; revision of Titles 45.1 and 67.

Abstract

Revision of Titles 45.1 and 67. Creates proposed Title 45.2 (Mines, Minerals, and Energy) as a revision of existing Title 45.1 (Mines and Mining) and existing Title 67 (Virginia Energy Plan). Proposed Title 45.2 consists of 21 chapters divided into five subtitles: Subtitle I (Administration), Subtitle II (Coal Mining), Subtitle III (Mineral Mines), Subtitle IV (Gas and Oil), and Subtitle V (Other Sources of Energy; Energy Policy). The bill organizes the laws in a more logical manner, removes obsolete and duplicative provisions, and improves the structure and clarity of statutes pertaining to the administration of the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy, underground and surface coal mining, underground and surface mineral mines, the Virginia Gas and Oil Act, energy from wind, solar, geothermal, and nuclear sources, and energy policy. The bill moves the remaining provisions of Title 67 that are not appropriate for inclusion in proposed Title 45.2 into other existing titles of the Code. The bill has a delayed effective date of October 1, 2021, and is a recommendation of the Virginia Code Commission.

Revision of Titles 45.1 and 67. Createsproposed Title 45.2 (Mines, Minerals, and Energy) as a revision ofexisting Title 45.1 (Mines and Mining) and existing Title 67 (VirginiaEnergy Plan). Proposed Title 45.2 consists of 21 chapters dividedinto five subtitles: Subtitle I (Administration), Subtitle II (CoalMining), Subtitle III (Mineral Mines), Subtitle IV (Gas and Oil),and Subtitle V (Other Sources of Energy; Energy Policy). The billorganizes the laws in a more logical manner, removes obsolete andduplicative provisions, and improves the structure and clarity ofstatutes pertaining to the administration of the Department of Mines,Minerals and Energy, underground and surface coal mining, undergroundand surface mineral mines, the Virginia Gas and Oil Act, energy fromwind, solar, geothermal, and nuclear sources, and energy policy.The bill moves the remaining provisions of Title 67 that are notappropriate for inclusion in proposed Title 45.2 into other existingtitles of the Code. The bill has a delayed effective date of October1, 2021, and is a recommendation of the Virginia Code Commission.

Bill Sponsors (1)

Votes


Actions


Feb 24, 2021

Office of the Governor

Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021

Senate

Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 24, 2021

Feb 22, 2021

Senate

Signed by President

House

Signed by Speaker

Feb 19, 2021

Senate

Enrolled

Senate

Impact statement from DPB (SB1453ER)

Feb 15, 2021

House

Read third time

House

VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N)

House

Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)

Feb 12, 2021

House

Read second time

Feb 11, 2021

Senate

Impact statement from DPB (SB1453E)

Feb 10, 2021

House

Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (21-Y 0-N)

Feb 08, 2021

House

Continued to Special Session 1 in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources

Feb 05, 2021

House

Read first time

House

Placed on Calendar

House

Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources

Feb 01, 2021

Senate

Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered

Senate

Printed as engrossed 21101563D-E

Senate

Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)

Senate

Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1453E

Senate

Amendments by Senator Edwards agreed to

Senate

Reading of amendments waived

Senate

Engrossment reconsidered by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

Jan 29, 2021

Senate

Read second time and engrossed

Jan 28, 2021

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)

Jan 26, 2021

Senate

Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N)

Jan 19, 2021

Senate

Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources

Senate

Presented and ordered printed 21101563D

Bill Text

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Printed as engrossed 21101563D-E HTML
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Related Documents

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