Health, Department of; onsite sewage system design, report. (HB409)

Introduced By

Del. Michael Webert (R-Marshall) with support from co-patron Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Health; onsite sewage system design; report. Requires the Department of Health (Department) to convene a work group consisting of representatives from the Department; the Board for Waterworks and Wastewater Works Operators and Onsite Sewage System Professionals; the Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects; private sector engineering and design firms; and other interested stakeholders identified by the Department of Health to (i) identify and examine any engineering and design services related to the design of onsite septic systems currently offered by the Department to the public that are in inappropriate direct competition with private sector engineering and design firms, (ii) define the role of the Department in services related to onsite sewage system design to avoid inappropriate direct competition, (iii) develop a plan to wind up services offered by the Department deemed to be in inappropriate direct competition, and (iv) identify any necessary legislative or regulatory changes to implement the plan. The work group shall report its findings and recommendations to the General Assembly and the Board of Health by October 1, 2014. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/03/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101511D
01/03/2014Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/09/2014Assigned HWI sub: # 3
01/22/2014Impact statement from VDH (HB409)
01/23/2014Impact statement from VDH (HB409)
01/30/2014Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/12/2014Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions