Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety Act; certain liquefied propane gas containers exempt from Act. (HB1318)

Introduced By

Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety Act; liquefied propane gas containers. Exempts stationary American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) LP-Gas containers used exclusively in propane service from the Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety Act if their capacity does not exceed 2,000 gallons and the owner or his servicing agent inspects the tank every five years, maintains records of the inspection, and makes the records available to the Commissioner of Labor and Industry. The measure also provides that boilers and pressure vessels on the property of private residences and apartment houses with fewer than four units are exempt from the Act; the current exemption applies only to such equipment in such residences or apartment houses. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


10/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100278D
10/11/2012Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/15/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1318)
01/15/2013Reported from Commerce and Labor (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2013Read first time
01/18/2013Read first time
01/18/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/21/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (87-Y 0-N)
01/21/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (87-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/22/2013Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/11/2013Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2013Read third time
02/14/2013Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1318ER)
02/20/2013Signed by Speaker
02/20/2013Signed by President
02/21/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1318ER)
03/12/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 171 (effective 7/1/13)
03/12/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0171)


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.