Biosolids and industrial residuals; SNR, et al., to review & evaluate impact on human health, etc. (SJ271)

Introduced By

Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg) with support from co-patron Sen. Tom Garrett (R-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Study; long-term impact of biosolids and industrial waste; report. Directs the Department of Environmental Quality to study the long-term effects of the storage and land application of industrial wastes and sewage sludge on public health, residential wells, and surface and ground water. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15102842D
01/13/2015Referred to Committee on Rules
01/27/2015Reported from Rules with substitute
01/27/2015Committee substitute printed 15104397D-S1
01/29/2015Incorporates SJ244
01/29/2015Reading waived (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2015Read second time
01/30/2015Reading of substitute waived
01/30/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15104397D-S1
01/30/2015Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SJ271S1
02/02/2015Read third time and agreed to by Senate by voice vote
02/06/2015Placed on Calendar
02/06/2015Referred to Committee on Rules
02/13/2015Reported from Rules with substitute (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2015Committee substitute printed 15105117D-H1
02/17/2015Taken up
02/17/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15105117D-H1
02/17/2015Engrossed by House - committee substitute SJ271H1
02/17/2015Agreed to by House with substitute (84-Y 15-N)
02/17/2015VOTE: ADOPTION (84-Y 15-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2015House substitute rejected by Senate
02/20/2015House insisted on substitute
02/20/2015House requested conference committee
02/24/2015Senate acceded to request
02/24/2015Conferees appointed by Senate
02/24/2015Senators: Norment, McDougle, Alexander
02/25/2015Conferees appointed by House
02/25/2015Delegates: Knight, Fowler, Lopez
02/27/2015No further action taken
02/27/2015Failed to pass in Senate

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HJ506 and SJ244.