Onsite sewage systems; adjustment or replacement of sewer lines, etc., is considered maintenance. (HB887)

Introduced By

Del. Bobby Orrock (R-Thornburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Onsite sewage systems; maintenance. Provides that the adjustment or replacement of sewer lines, conveyance lines, distribution boxes, or header lines is considered maintenance of an onsite sewage system and thus does not require a permit. Under current law, adjustment and replacement of such equipment requires the system owner to obtain a permit. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101591D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/2018Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #1
01/18/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (9-Y 0-N)
01/23/2018Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2018Read first time
01/26/2018Read second time
01/26/2018Committee amendments agreed to
01/26/2018Engrossed by House as amended HB887E
01/26/2018Printed as engrossed 18101591D-E
01/29/2018Read third time and passed House (94-Y 3-N)
01/29/2018VOTE: PASSAGE (94-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2018Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/05/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB887E)
02/16/2018Assigned Education sub: Health
02/22/2018Reported from Education and Health (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2018Passed by for the day
02/27/2018Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2018Read third time
02/27/2018Passed Senate (37-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB887ER)
03/01/2018Signed by Speaker
03/03/2018Signed by President
03/05/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB887ER)
03/07/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 7, 2018
03/07/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
04/09/2018Governor's recommendation received by House
04/18/2018House concurred in Governor's recommendation (94-Y 3-N)
04/18/2018VOTE: ADOPTION (94-Y 3-N)
04/18/2018Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (38-Y 0-N 1-A)
04/18/2018Reconsideration of Governor's recommendation agreed to (38-Y 0-N)
04/18/2018Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 0-N)
04/18/2018G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/18/2018Reenrolled bill text (HB887ER2)
04/18/2018Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/18/2018Signed by President as reenrolled
04/18/2018Enacted, Chapter 830 (effective 7/1/18)
04/18/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0830)