Wells, private; prohibits construction thereof within 50 feet of certain property line. (HB2102)

Introduced By

Del. Bobby Orrock (R-Thornburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Prohibition on construction of private wells. Prohibits the construction of private wells within 50 feet of the property line adjacent to agricultural property. The State Health Department is required before issuing a permit to obtain written affirmation from the applicant that the well construction site is in compliance with the provisions this bill. Read the Bill »


03/15/2007: signed by governor


01/08/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 072634448
01/08/2007Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/16/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2102)
01/24/2007Committee substitute printed 077646448-H1
01/24/2007Read first time
01/25/2007Read second time
01/25/2007Committee substitute agreed to 077646448-H1
01/25/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2102H1
01/25/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2102H1)
01/26/2007Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/26/2007Communicated to Senate
01/29/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
01/29/2007Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/09/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/09/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2007Read third time
02/12/2007Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/12/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2102ER)
02/15/2007Signed by Speaker
02/15/2007Signed by President
02/16/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2102ER)
03/15/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 403 (effective 7/1/07)
03/21/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0403)