Residential automatic pesticide misting systems; prohibition, civil penalties. (HB1906)

Introduced By

Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church) with support from co-patron Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Residential automatic pesticide misting systems; prohibition; civil penalties. Prohibits, beginning January 1, 2020, the installation or use of any residential automatic pesticide misting system, defined in the bill as a device that is designed to be installed on the grounds or the exterior of a residential dwelling and to automatically spray a pesticide solution at timed intervals. The bill authorizes the Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services to assess a penalty for each day of violation and to adopt regulations to carry out the provisions of the bill. Amends § 3.2-3900, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


01/21/2019: Subcommittee Recommends Killing the Bill


01/04/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100275D
01/04/2019Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/09/2019Assigned ACNR sub: Subcommittee #1
01/21/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1906)
01/21/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/21/2019Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (5-Y 2-N)

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