Mercury switches; extends sunset provision that requires removal in certain motor vehicles. (SB793)

Introduced By

Sen. John Watkins (R-Midlothian)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Removal of mercury switches.  Extends the sunset from July 1, 2012, to July 1, 2015, on the law that requires the removal of mercury switches in certain motor vehicles prior to their demolition. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
12/28/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101638D
12/28/2010Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/13/2011Rereferred from Transportation (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/13/2011Rereferred to Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/24/2011Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2011Read second time and engrossed
01/27/2011Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Placed on Calendar
02/07/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/08/2011Assigned Transportation sub: #1
02/14/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
02/15/2011Reported from Transportation (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2011Read second time
02/18/2011Read third time
02/18/2011Passed House BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
02/18/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2011Enrolled
02/24/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB793ER)
02/24/2011Signed by Speaker
02/24/2011Signed by President
03/21/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 311 (effective 7/1/11)
03/21/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0311)

Video

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 45 seconds.