2010 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Floor Approved)

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Delay Stormwater Management Regulations (language only)

Item 351 #5s

Item 351 #5s

Natural Resources
Conservation and Recreation, Department of

Page 242, after line 18, insert:
"J.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law,  the regulations set forth in Chapter 18 of the Acts of Assembly, 2009 relating to stormwater management programs shall  become effective within 280 days after the establishment by the United States Environmental Protection Agency of a Chesapeake Bay-wide Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) but in any event no later than December 1, 2011.  The Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Board shall conform the regulation to be consistent with this effective date."

(This amendment delays the implementation of stormwater management regulations until the U.S. E.P.A. establishes pollution load limits for the Chesapeake Bay.)