PFOA, PFOS, and PFAS; substances in public drinking water. (HB586)

Introduced By

Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City) with support from co-patron Sen. Joe Morrissey (D-Richmond)

Progress

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

Description

Commissioner of Health; study of the occurrence of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS), perfluorobutyrate (PFBA), perfluoroheptanoic acid (PFHpA), perfluorohexane sulfonate (PFHxS), perfluorononanoic acid (PFNA), and other perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the Commonwealth's public drinking water; report. Directs the Commissioner of Health to convene a work group to study the occurrence of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS), perfluorobutyrate (PFBA), perfluoroheptanoic acid (PFHpA), perfluorohexane sulfonate (PFHxS), perfluorononanoic acid (PFNA), and other perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), as deemed necessary, in the Commonwealth's public drinking water and to develop recommendations for specific maximum contaminant levels for PFOA, PFOS, PFBA, PFHpA, PFHxS, PFNA, and other PFAS, as deemed necessary, for inclusion in regulations of the Board of Health applicable to waterworks. Read the Bill »

Status

02/17/2020: In Subcommittee

History

DateAction
01/06/2020Committee
01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104407D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB586)
01/17/2020Assigned HWI sub: Health
01/21/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (7-Y 0-N)
01/28/2020Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2020Committee substitute printed 20106820D-H1
01/29/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB586H1)
01/30/2020Read first time
01/31/2020Read second time
01/31/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20106820D-H1
01/31/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB586H1
02/03/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/03/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/17/2020Assigned Education sub: Health

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