Fire Marshal, Office of; transfers enforcement of Fire Prevention Code thereto. (HB2356)

Introduced By

Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Office of the State Fire Marshal. Transfers the enforcement of the Statewide Fire Prevention Code from the Department of Housing and Community Development to the Department of Fire Programs under the Fire Services Board. The bill also establishes the Office of the State Fire Marshal and provides for the State Fire Marshal to be appointed by the Secretary of Public Safety rather than by the Director of Housing and Community Development. Read the Bill »


03/20/2007: signed by governor


01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 074747204
01/09/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/12/2007Assigned GL sub: #1 Housing (Suit)
01/12/2007Assigned GL sub: #4 Prof./Occup./Admin. (Cosgrove)
01/23/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2356)
01/29/2007Committee substitute printed 070906276-H1
01/29/2007Read first time
01/30/2007Read second time
01/30/2007Committee substitute agreed to 070906276-H1
01/30/2007Passed by for the day
01/31/2007Passed by for the day
02/01/2007Read second time
02/01/2007Committee substitute reconsidered
02/01/2007Committee substitute rejected 070906276-H1
02/01/2007Floor substitute printed 071600276-H2 (Cosgrove)
02/01/2007Substitute by Delegate Cosgrove agreed to 071600276-H2
02/01/2007Amendment by Delegate Hull rejected
02/01/2007Engrossed by House - floor substitute HB2356H2
02/02/2007Read third time and passed House (93-Y 3-N)
02/02/2007Communicated to Senate
02/05/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/07/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2356H2)
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 (HB2356ER)
02/15/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2356ER)
02/15/2007Signed by Speaker
02/15/2007Signed by President
03/20/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 647 (effective 7/1/08)
04/05/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0647)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2457 and SB1132.