Underground Utility Damage Prevention Act; sewer laterals. (HB1230)

Introduced By

Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan) with support from co-patron Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Underground Utility Damage Prevention Act; sewer laterals.  Establishes a set of requirements for the protection of sewer system laterals and private sewer laterals that are unique from the general requirements of the Underground Utility Damage Prevention Act. The measure also establishes procedures to address recurring noncompliance with the provisions of the Act by localities and other political subdivisions of the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/15/2010Presented and ordered printed 10103880D
01/15/2010Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/21/2010Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2010Read first time
01/26/2010Read second time
01/26/2010Committee amendment agreed to
01/26/2010Engrossed by House as amended HB1230E
01/26/2010Printed as engrossed 10103880D-E
01/27/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/27/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2010Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/01/2010Impact statement from SCC (HB1230E)
02/22/2010Reported from Commerce and Labor (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2010Read third time
02/25/2010Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1230ER)
03/03/2010Signed by Speaker
03/04/2010Impact statement from SCC (HB1230ER)
03/06/2010Signed by President
04/07/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 205 (effective 1/1/10)
04/07/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 205 (effective 1/1/11)
04/07/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0205)


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 1 minute.