Public drinking water; Com. of Health to study occurrence of various substances & acids in water. (HB1011)

Introduced By

Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City) with support from co-patrons Del. Dawn Adams (D-Richmond), Del. Nadarius Clark (D-Portsmouth), and Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Commissioner of Health; study of the occurrence of PFOA, PFOS, PFBA, PFHpA, PFHxS, PFNA, and other PFAS in the Commonwealth's public drinking water; report. Directs the Commissioner of Health to convene a work group to study the occurrence of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), including perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS), perfluorobutyrate (PFBA), perfluoroheptanoic acid (PFHpA), perfluorohexane sulfonate (PFHxS), perfluorononanoic acid (PFNA), hexafluoropropylene oxide-dimer acid (HFPO-DA), perfluorohexanoic acid (PFHxA), perfluoropentanoic acid (PFPeA), and perfluorobutane sulfonic acid (PFBS), in drinking water in the Commonwealth. The work group shall report its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Committees on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources and Health, Welfare and Institutions and the Senate Committees on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources and Education and Health by December 1, 2023. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22103990D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/25/2022Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #1
01/31/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB1011)
02/15/2022Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions