Air pollution; Board shall develop a model ordinance to regulate outdoor hydronic heaters, etc. (SB1303)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Air pollution; outdoor wood-burning heaters.  Requires the Air Pollution Control Board to adopt, by regulation, a model ordinance that would assist localities in the regulation of air pollution emissions resulting from the use of outdoor hydronic heaters such as residential wood-fired boilers. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101663D
01/12/2011Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/24/2011Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2011Read second time
01/26/2011Reading of amendments waived
01/26/2011Committee amendments agreed to
01/26/2011Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1303E
01/26/2011Printed as engrossed 11101663D-E
01/27/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1303E)
01/27/2011Passed by for the day
01/28/2011Read third time and passed Senate (25-Y 14-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Placed on Calendar
02/07/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/16/2011Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (18-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2011Read second time
02/18/2011Passed by for the day
02/21/2011Read third time
02/21/2011Amendment by Delegate Morgan agreed to
02/21/2011Passed by for the day
02/22/2011Read third time
02/22/2011Defeated by House (19-Y 77-N)
02/22/2011VOTE: DEFEATED (19-Y 77-N) (see vote tally)


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 17 minutes.