Public water and sewer utilities and authorities; service contracts. (HB227)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg) with support from co-patron Del. Peter Farrell (R-Henrico)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public water and sewer utilities and authorities; service contracts. Authorizes localities and water and sewer authorities to establish and operate programs under which they agree to repair, replace, or maintain the water or sewer line of a customer's residential dwelling. The bill also exempts such agreements from requirements applicable to providers of home service contracts. Read the Bill »


03/03/2014: Failed to Pass in Committee


12/27/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100999D
12/27/2013Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/09/2014Assigned CC & T sub: #2
01/16/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (11-Y 0-N)
01/17/2014Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with amendments (16-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2014Read first time
01/21/2014Passed by for the day
01/22/2014Passed by until Wednesday, January 29, 2014
01/29/2014Read second time
01/29/2014Committee amendments agreed to
01/29/2014Amendments by Delegate Cole agreed to
01/29/2014Engrossed by House as amended HB227E
01/29/2014Printed as engrossed 14100999D-E
01/30/2014Read third time and passed House (74-Y 25-N)
01/30/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (74-Y 25-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2014Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/25/2014Reported from Local Government with substitute (12-Y 2-N 1-A)
02/25/2014Committee substitute printed 14105158D-S1
02/27/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/28/2014Read third time
02/28/2014Reading of substitute waived
02/28/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14105158D-S1
02/28/2014Motion to rerefer to committee agreed to
02/28/2014Rereferred to Commerce and Labor
03/03/2014Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)