Alternative on-site sewage systems; no locality shall prohibit use thereof. (SB1276)

Introduced By

Sen. Steve Martin (R-Chesterfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alternative on-site sewage systems. Clarifies the locality's power to regulate nonconventional sewage disposal systems by prohibiting localities from prohibiting the use of such systems. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 098263338
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/03/2009Reported from Local Government with substitute (12-Y 2-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/04/2009Committee substitute printed 092077268-S1
02/05/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2009Read second time
02/06/2009Passed by for the day
02/09/2009Read second time
02/09/2009Committee substitute rejected 092077268-S1
02/09/2009Floor substitute printed 092090268-S2 (Martin)
02/09/2009Reading of substitute waived
02/09/2009Substitute by Senator Martin agreed to 092090268-S2
02/09/2009Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute SB1276S2
02/10/2009Read third time and passed Senate (35-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2009Placed on Calendar
02/13/2009Read first time
02/13/2009Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/19/2009Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendments (17-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1276S2)
02/20/2009Read second time
02/23/2009Passed by for the day
02/24/2009Passed by for the day
02/25/2009Read third time
02/25/2009Committee amendments rejected
02/25/2009Amendment by Delegate May withdrawn
02/25/2009Floor substitute printed 097700552-H1 (Hull)
02/25/2009Substitute by Delegate Hull agreed to 097700552-H1
02/25/2009Engrossed by House - floor substitute SB1276H1
02/25/2009Passed House with substitute (79-Y 19-N)
02/25/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (79-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1276S2)
02/26/2009House substitute agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2009Title replaced 097700552-H1
02/27/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1276H1)
03/09/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1276ER)
03/09/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1276ER)
03/09/2009Signed by President
03/11/2009Signed by Speaker
03/30/2009Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/07/2009Placed on Calendar
04/08/2009Enacted, Chapter 845 (effective 7/1/09)
04/08/2009Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
04/08/2009House concurred in Governor's recommendation (93-Y 5-N)
04/08/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (93-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
04/08/2009G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/08/2009Reenrolled bill text (SB1276ER2)
04/08/2009Signed by President as reenrolled
04/08/2009Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/08/2009Enacted, Chapter 846 (effective 7/1/09)
04/08/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0846)
04/14/2009Reenrolled bill text (SB1276ER2)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 6 minutes.