Arborists; regulation of titles. (HB913)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Regulation of arborists. Prohibits any person from using the titles "arborist" and "consulting arborist" unless he possesses the proper certification. The bill provides for injunctive relief to restrain the invalid use of the titles and exempts any person who is not certified to perform arboriculture, defined as the specialized field involving the cultivation of trees and shrubs especially for ornamental purposes, if the person does not represent himself to the public as being an arborist or a consulting arborist. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/08/2008Committee
01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 086945692
01/08/2008Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/16/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB913)
01/30/2008Tabled in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources