Onsite sewage systems; design and inspection. (SB442)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg) with support from co-patrons Sen. Steve Martin (R-Chesterfield), Sen. Steve Newman (R-Forest), and Sen. Ralph Smith (R-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Design and inspection of onsite sewage systems.  Establishes minimum required inspection frequencies for alternative onsite systems. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12
01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102741D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/24/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB442)
02/02/2012Reported from Education and Health with substitute (11-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2012Committee substitute printed 12105017D-S1
02/03/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2012Read second time
02/06/2012Reading of substitute waived
02/06/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12105017D-S1
02/06/2012Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB442S1
02/07/2012Read third time and passed Senate (31-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2012Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2012Passed by for the day
02/08/2012Read third time and passed Senate (30-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Placed on Calendar
02/13/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/13/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB442S1)
02/21/2012Failed to report (defeated) in Health, Welfare and Institutions (10-Y 12-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, 1 clip in all, totaling 2 minutes.