2018 Uncodified Acts

2018 Virginia Uncodified Acts


An Act to direct the Marine Resources Commission to adopt regulations; disposal of dredged material; fast-track permit.

[H 1096]

Approved March 23, 2018


Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. That the Marine Resources Commission (the Commission) shall adopt regulations to establish and implement a fast-track permitting program that authorizes the selection and use of appropriate sites in Tidewater Virginia, as defined in § 28.2-100 of the Code of Virginia, for the disposal of material dredged in such region, with such regulations to be effective no later than July 1, 2019. The Commission's initial adoption of regulations necessary to implement the provisions of this act shall be exempt from the Administrative Process Act (§ 2.2-4000 et seq. of the Code of Virginia), except that the Commission shall provide an opportunity for public comment on the regulations prior to adoption.