Antifreeze bittering agent; engine coolant, etc., manufactured after Jan. 1, 2011, must contain. (HB2629)

Introduced By

Del. Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Antifreeze bittering agent; penalty. Requires that any engine coolant or antifreeze that is manufactured or sold within the Commonwealth contain a bittering agent in order to render the coolant or antifreeze unpalatable. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/23/2009Presented and ordered printed 098795476
01/26/2009Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/30/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2629)
02/03/2009Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2009Committee substitute printed 093136476-H1
02/05/2009Read first time
02/06/2009Read second time
02/06/2009Committee substitute agreed to 093136476-H1
02/06/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2629H1
02/08/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2629H1)
02/08/2009Passed by for the day
02/09/2009Read third time and passed House (96-Y 2-N)
02/09/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (96-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2009Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/11/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2009Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/23/2009Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2009Read third time
02/25/2009Reading of amendment waived
02/25/2009Committee amendment agreed to
02/25/2009Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/25/2009Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2009Placed on Calendar
02/26/2009Senate amendment agreed to by House (94-Y 3-N)
02/26/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (94-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2629ER)
03/10/2009Signed by President
03/11/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2629ER)
03/11/2009Signed by Speaker
03/30/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 681 (effective 1/1/11)
03/30/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0681)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 2 minutes.