Waste kitchen grease; any person who transports must register with VDACS, exceptions. (HB1322)

Introduced By

Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Waste kitchen grease; transportation; fees; penalty.  Requires any person who transports waste kitchen grease to register with the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Applicants must pay annual fees of $100 for registration and $300 per vehicle used to transport waste kitchen grease. Commercial transporters of waste kitchen grease must show proof of personal injury and property damage liability insurance in an amount not less than $2 million. An individual who collects and transports waste kitchen grease for his own use is exempt from the requirement to obtain personal injury and property damage liability insurance. All transporters must conspicuously mark vehicles used for transportation and maintain records showing the source and quantity of kitchen grease obtained and the renderer who processes such grease into usable products. It is unlawful and punishable as a Class 1 misdemeanor and a civil penalty of not more than $5,000 for any person to steal, misappropriate, or contaminate waste kitchen grease; intentionally damage containers used to collect or transport waste kitchen grease; take possession of waste kitchen grease from an unregistered transporter; or knowingly take possession of stolen waste kitchen grease. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/22/2010Presented and ordered printed 10103384D
01/22/2010Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/26/2010Assigned ACNRsub: #3 Chesapeake
02/10/2010Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (17-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2010Committee substitute printed 10105084D-H1
02/11/2010Read first time
02/12/2010Read second time
02/12/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10105084D-H1
02/12/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1322H1
02/15/2010Read third time and passed House (87-Y 12-N)
02/15/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (87-Y 12-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/16/2010Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
03/08/2010Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (10-Y 5-N)
03/08/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB1322H1)
03/08/2010Committee substitute printed 10105797D-S1
03/08/2010Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with substitite (9-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2010Read third time
03/10/2010Reading of substitute waived
03/10/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10105797D-S1
03/10/2010Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1322S1
03/10/2010Passed Senate with substitute (32-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2010Placed on Calendar
03/11/2010Senate substitute agreed to by House 10105797D-S1 (87-Y 11-N)
03/11/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (87-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
03/22/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1322ER)
03/22/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB1322ER)
03/22/2010Signed by Speaker
03/25/2010Signed by President
04/13/2010Governor's recommendation received by House
04/20/2010Placed on Calendar
04/21/2010House concurred in Governor's recommendation (85-Y 9-N)
04/21/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (85-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
04/21/2010Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/21/2010G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/21/2010Reenrolled bill text (HB1322ER2)
04/21/2010Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/21/2010Signed by President as reenrolled
04/21/2010Enacted, Chapter 868 (effective 7/1/10)
04/21/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0868)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 4 minutes.