Fire Marshal, Office of; transfers enforcement of Fire Prevention Code thereto. (SB1132)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath) with support from co-patron Sen. Jeannemarie Devolites Davis (R-Vienna)


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 »


03/21/2007: signed by governor


01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 073111820
01/09/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/23/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1132)
02/01/2007Committee substitute printed 071597724-S1
02/02/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/02/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2007Read second time
02/05/2007Reading of substitute waived
02/05/2007Committee substitute agreed to 071597724-S1
02/05/2007Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1132S1
02/06/2007Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2007Communicated to House
02/07/2007Placed on Calendar
02/07/2007Read first time
02/07/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/08/2007Assigned GL sub: #4 Prof./Occup./Admin. (Cosgrove)
02/12/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1132S1)
02/15/2007Reported from General Laws (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2007Read second time
02/20/2007Read third time
02/20/2007Passed House (93-Y 3-N)
02/20/2007VOTE: PASSAGE (93-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2007Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1132ER)
03/07/2007Signed by Speaker
03/08/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1132ER)
03/08/2007Signed by President
03/21/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 741 (effective 7/1/08)
04/05/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0741)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2356 and HB2457.