Asbestos, Lead, & Home Inspectors, Board for; examination, asbestos worker license applicants. (SB299)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Board for Asbestos, Lead, and Home Inspectors; asbestos contractors; notice to asbestos workers. 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contractor who is shown to have a substantial identity of interest with an asbestos contractor whose license has been revoked or not renewed. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/06/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101959D
01/06/2014Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/10/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB299)
01/13/2014Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendment (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/15/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2014Read second time
01/16/2014Reading of amendment waived
01/16/2014Committee amendment agreed to
01/16/2014Engrossed by Senate as amended SB299E
01/16/2014Printed as engrossed 14101959D-E
01/17/2014Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2014Placed on Calendar
01/23/2014Read first time
01/23/2014Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/24/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB299E)
02/12/2014Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
02/25/2014Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2015
02/27/2014Continued to 2015 in General Laws
12/04/2014Left in General Laws