Health, Department of and Board of; mitigating the risks of radon. (HB1885)

Introduced By

Del. Dickie Bell (R-Staunton)

Progress

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

Description

Department of Health and Board of Health; mitigating the risks of radon. Directs the Department of Health to develop programs to educate the public about and increase public awareness of radon, sources of radon, potential adverse health impacts of radon exposure, and options for testing for and mitigating the presence of radon and to provide guidance on selecting qualified radon testing or mitigation professionals. The bill also directs the Board of Health to establish a program for the regulation of radon testing or mitigation professionals, including requirements for (i) certification of radon testing or mitigation professionals and (ii) radon testing and mitigation protocols. Amends § 32.1-228.1, § 32.1-229, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/03/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee

History

DateAction
01/03/2019Committee
01/03/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102466D
01/03/2019Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/16/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1885)

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