Medical waste; repeals certain provisions regarding disposal of. (SB1055)

Introduced By

Sen. Dick Black (R-Leesburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Disposal of infectious waste. Repeals certain provisions regarding the permitting of infectious waste incinerators by the State Air Pollution Control Board and the Waste Management Board. The repeal of these sections will eliminate outdated regulations, which have been superseded by federal air emission requirements. The Virginia Waste Management Board's regulations related to medical waste incinerators would remain in place under th`e Board's other existing authorities. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102203D
01/08/2013Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/17/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1055)
01/17/2013Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/23/2013Read third time and passed Senate (36-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Placed on Calendar
01/25/2013Read first time
01/25/2013Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/07/2013Referred from Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/07/2013Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/13/2013Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2013Read second time
02/15/2013Read third time
02/15/2013Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/15/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1055ER)
02/20/2013Signed by Speaker
02/21/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1055ER)
02/21/2013Signed by President
03/20/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 632 (effective 7/1/13)
03/20/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0632)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.