Synthetic turf; 3-year moratorium on installation of turf that contains recycled crumb rubber. (HB565)

Introduced By

Del. Wendy Gooditis (D-Clarke)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Three-year moratorium on installation of synthetic turf that contains recycled crumb rubber from waste tires at schools and recreational parks. Places a three-year moratorium on the installation of synthetic turf that contains recycled crumb rubber from waste tires within the boundaries of a public or private elementary or secondary school, public or private preschool, or recreational park by any (i) public or private elementary or secondary school, (ii) public or private preschool, or (iii) local governing body. The bill also requires the Virginia Department of Health, in coordination with the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation and the Virginia Department of Education, to analyze the potential adverse health effects of synthetic turf that contains recycled crumb rubber from waste tires and report its findings to the General Assembly no later than July 1, 2019. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/08/2018Committee
01/08/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100899D
01/08/2018Referred to Committee on Rules
01/19/2018Assigned Rules sub: Subcommittee #1
01/23/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB565)
02/01/2018Subcommittee recommends striking from docket (8-Y 0-N)
02/13/2018Left in Rules

Video

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 26 seconds.