Pavement sealants; sealants containing coal tar prohibited. (HB949)

Introduced By

Del. Kathy Tran (D-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Pavement sealants containing coal tar prohibited. Prohibits the sale and distribution of any pavement sealant that contains coal tar on or after July 1, 2022, except that a retailer may continue to sell any existing inventory that remains in stock on that date. The bill prohibits the use of such sealants beginning July 1, 2023. The bill subjects any person who violates either prohibition to a civil penalty of $250, to be paid into the Virginia Environmental Emergency Response Fund. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100399D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/21/2022Assigned ACNR sub: Chesapeake
01/31/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/31/2022Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 4-N)
02/15/2022Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources

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