DPOR; notices in English and Spanish regarding handling of asbestos. (SB305)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patron Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation; required notices related to the handling of asbestos. Requires the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation to provide with every asbestos worker's license a notice, in English and Spanish, containing a summary of the basic worker safety procedures regarding the handling of asbestos and information on how to file a complaint with the Virginia Board for Asbestos, Lead, and Home Inspectors. This bill is a recommendation of the Virginia Housing Commission. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16103224D
01/08/2016Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/18/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB305)
01/18/2016Reported from General Laws and Technology (10-Y 3-N 2-A) (see vote tally)
01/20/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2016Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2016Read third time and passed Senate (27-Y 12-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2016Placed on Calendar
02/03/2016Read first time
02/03/2016Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/17/2016Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
02/18/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 1-N)
02/23/2016Reported from General Laws (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2016Read second time
02/25/2016Read third time
02/25/2016Passed House (75-Y 25-N)
02/25/2016VOTE: PASSAGE (75-Y 25-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2016Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB305ER)
02/26/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB305ER)
02/26/2016Signed by Speaker
02/29/2016Signed by President
03/01/2016Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/1/16
03/01/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 8, 2016
03/07/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 252 (effective 7/1/16)