Water and sewer system; discounted fees and charges for low-income and disabled customers. (SB10)

Introduced By

Sen. Tom Garrett (R-Lynchburg) with support from co-patron Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Discounted fees and charges for certain low-income and disabled customers; population density. Removes the requirement that a locality owning a water and sewer system have a population density of no more than 200 persons per square mile before it may by ordinance develop criteria for providing discounted water and sewer fees and charges for low-income and disabled customers. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/04/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100735D
12/04/2013Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/15/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB10)
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB10)
01/28/2014Reported from Local Government with amendment (8-Y 0-N)
01/30/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
01/31/2014Read second time
01/31/2014Reading of amendment waived
01/31/2014Committee amendment agreed to
01/31/2014Engrossed by Senate as amended SB10E
01/31/2014Printed as engrossed 14100735D-E
02/03/2014Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/07/2014Placed on Calendar
02/07/2014Read first time
02/07/2014Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/10/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB10E)
02/11/2014Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #1
02/26/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
02/28/2014Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2014Read second time
03/04/2014Read third time
03/04/2014Passed House (97-Y 3-N)
03/04/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (97-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2014Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB10ER)
03/06/2014Signed by Speaker
03/07/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB10ER)
03/09/2014Signed by President
04/03/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 514 (effective 7/1/14)
04/03/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0514)


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 50 seconds.