Asbestos, Lead, & Home Inspectors, Board for; examination, asbestos worker license applicants. (HB179)

Introduced By

Del. Peter Farrell (R-Henrico)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Board for Asbestos, Lead, and Home Inspectors; examination; initial asbestos worker license applicants. Requires employers to provide each licensed asbestos worker with a written notice containing the following information: (i) a statement that the worker has the right to work in a safe environment, (ii) a summary of basic safety rules for handling asbestos, and (iii) information on how to file a complaint with the Board for Asbestos, Lead, and Home Inspectors. In addition, the bill empowers the Board to summarily suspend the license of an asbestos contractor if the Board finds that the asbestos contractor's conduct poses a substantial danger to the public health or safety and authorizes the Board to suspend, revoke, or deny renewal of an existing license of any asbestos contractor who is shown to have a substantial identity of interest with an asbestos contractor whose license has been revoked. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/23/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100904D
12/23/2013Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/09/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB179)
01/10/2014Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #1
01/10/2014Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
01/23/2014Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2015
01/28/2014Continued to 2015 in General Laws