Private waste companies; requirements thereof. (HB456)

Introduced By

Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Displacement of private waste companies. Adds requirements to the procedures localities must follow before displacing private companies providing garbage, trash, or refuse collection services. Such requirements include making a written finding of at least one of the following: (i) adequate or sufficient privately-owned refuse collection and disposal services are not available; (ii) the use of privately-owned and operated services has substantially endangered the public health or created a public nuisance; (iii) privately-owned services, although available, are not able to provide needed services in a reasonable and cost-efficient manner; or (iv) displacement is necessary to provide for the development or operation of a regional system of refuse collection or disposal for two or more localities. Read the Bill »


03/10/2006: signed by governor


01/09/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 063530492
01/09/2006Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/27/2006Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with amendment (22-Y 0-N)
01/30/2006Read first time
01/31/2006Read second time
01/31/2006Committee amendment agreed to
01/31/2006Engrossed by House as amended HB456E
01/31/2006Printed as engrossed 063530492-E
02/01/2006Read third time and passed House (93-Y 6-N)
02/01/2006VOTE: PASSAGE (93-Y 6-N)
02/01/2006Communicated to Senate
02/02/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2006Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/21/2006Reported from Local Government (12-Y 3-N)
02/23/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/23/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/2006Read third time
02/24/2006Passed by for the day
02/27/2006Read third time
02/27/2006Passed Senate (37-Y 2-N)
02/27/2006VOTE: (37-Y 2-N)
02/28/2006Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB456ER)
03/01/2006Signed by Speaker
03/02/2006Signed by President
03/10/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 74 (effective 7/1/06)
03/28/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0074)