Fire training activities; prohibition on the use of certain oriented strand board. (HB2029)

Introduced By

Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patrons Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax), and Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Fire Programs; prohibition on the use of certain oriented strand board in fire training activities. Prohibits the burning by any person, local government, or agency of the Commonwealth of Class A fuel materials that contain oriented strand board, defined in the bill, during live fire training activities. Read the Bill »


03/18/2021: signed by governor


01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102658D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/17/2021Assigned GL sub: Housing/Consumer Protection
01/19/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2029)
01/21/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (7-Y 0-N)
01/26/2021House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/26/2021House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/26/2021Reported from General Laws with amendment(s) (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2021Read first time
01/28/2021Read second time
01/28/2021Committee amendments agreed to
01/28/2021Engrossed by House as amended HB2029E
01/28/2021Printed as engrossed 21102658D-E
01/29/2021Read third time and passed House (81-Y 18-N)
01/29/2021VOTE: Passage (81-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2029E)
02/01/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2021Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2021Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/17/2021Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (9-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2021Committee substitute printed 21104491D-S1
02/19/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2029S1)
02/19/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (32-Y 0-N)
02/22/2021Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/22/2021Read third time
02/22/2021Reading of substitute waived
02/22/2021Committee substitute rejected 21104491D-S1
02/22/2021Floor substitute printed 21200466D-S2 (McPike)
02/22/2021Substitute by Senator McPike agreed to
02/22/2021Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute HB2029S2
02/22/2021Passed Senate with substitute (28-Y 11-N)
02/23/2021Placed on Calendar
02/23/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2029S2)
02/23/2021Senate substitute agreed to by House 21200466D-S2 (76-Y 21-N)
02/23/2021VOTE: Adoption (76-Y 21-N)
02/25/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2029ER)
02/25/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2029ER)
02/25/2021Signed by President
02/26/2021Signed by Speaker
03/01/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 1, 2021
03/01/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/18/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 285 (effective 7/1/21)
03/18/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0285)