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WATER AND SEWER SYSTEMS

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2008 Session (CD) Carried over from 2008 session but died in committee on or before December 4th


Alternative on-site sewage systems; no locality shall prohibit use thereof. Amending  15.2-2157. (Patron-Hull, HB 1788 (Chapter 786); Merricks, HB 2294 (I) See HB1788; Martin, SB 1276 (Chapter 846))
Betterment loans; established, eligibility therefor to repair or replace failing onsite sewage systems. Amending  32.1-163 and 32.1-166.6; adding  32.1-164.1:2. (Patron-Poindexter, HB 2646 (Chapter 829))
Biosolids permit; if amended to increase acreage by 50 percent or more than was permitted in initial permit, public notice shall be given. Amending  62.1-44.19:3 and 62.1-44.19:3.4. (Patron-Byron, HB 2558 (Chapter 42))
Coal and gas road improvement tax; revenues generated designated for local water or sewer projects distributed to industrial or economic development authorities. Amending  58.1-3713. (Patron-Puckett, SB 1337 (F))
Fauquier County Water and Sanitation Authority/Vint Hill; exempts from certain water quality deadlines. (Patron-Athey, HB 2323 (I) See HB2074)
Gas and Oil Act; exempts wells from minimum distance limitations if proposed drilling application includes a plan for plugging well in advance of mining. Amending  45.1-361.12, 45.1-361.21, and 45.1-361.29. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1840 (F))
Ohio Valley Water Sanitation Commission; replaces one of three commissioners with Director of Department of Conservation and Recreation. Amending  62.1-73. (Patron-Bowling, HB 2283 (Chapter 467))
Onsite sewage system; Board of Health shall establish procedures for requiring a survey plat as part of an application for a permit therefor. Amending  32.1-164. (Patron-Phillips, HB 2188 (Chapter 747))
Onsite treatment works; provides specific requirements therefor designed by professional engineers. Amending  32.1-163.6. (Patron-Orrock, HB 2551 (Chapter 220); Quayle, SB 1468 (Chapter 296))
Private residential wells; regulations shall include minimum storage capacity and yield requirements. Amending  32.1-176.4. (Patron-Poindexter, HB 2270 (Chapter 105))
Replacement of water by gas well operators; replace any water supply contaminated or interrupted by an operation within 750 feet of a water well. Amending  45.1-361.43 and 45.1-361.44. (Patron-Puckett, SB 1460 (Chapter 293))
Residential onsite sewage systems; replacement or modification thereof to include nitrogen removal capabilities. Amending 10.1-2132 and 32.1-164. (Patron-Ticer, SB 1509 (Chapter 695))
Sewage sludge; Department of Environmental Quality, during an unannounced inspection of land on which biosolids are being applied, to collect samples. Amending  62.1-44.19:3 and 62.1-44.19:3.2. (Patron-Caputo, HB 2591 (F))
Sewage systems; counties and towns may approve. Amending 15.2-2128 and 15.2-2151. (Patron-Hurt, SB 777 (CD))
Stormwater control and water or waste systems; allows Governor, at request of an authority, to disclaim any and all rights, title, etc., of State in and to lands used therefor. Amending 15.2-5146. (Patron-Saslaw, SB 1471 (Chapter 861))
Timberville, Town of; advisory referendum in Town on question of water fluoridation. (Patron-Lohr, HB 2162 (F))
Wastewater treatment plants; Board to accept petitions from facilities subject to waste load allocations for two or more design flows. (Patron-Scott, E.T., HB 2074 (Chapter 361))
Wastewater treatment plants; State Water Control Board to accept petitions relating thereto. (Patron-Hanger, SB 1022 (Chapter 704))
Water and sewer rates; towns may charge higher rates for out of town customers. Amending  15.2-2903; adding  15.2-2119.2, 15.2-2142.1, and 15.2-2906.1. (Patron-Herring, SB 751 (CD))
Water and waste authorities; lien may apply for delinquent rates applicable to three or fewer months. Amending  15.2-5139. (Patron-Barlow, HB 2247 (Chapter 420))
Wells; issuance of an express geothermal permit for construction thereof. Amending  32.1-176.4. (Patron-Petersen, SB 1128 (Chapter 710))
Wells, private; requires site plan, but not survey plat, to be included in an application for permit to construct. Amending 32.1-176.3 and 32.1-176.5. (Patron-Lewis, HB 1681 (Chapter 59))
2009 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, and Resolutions - For additional information, please contact the House of Delegates Information and Public Relations Office, P. O. Box 406, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23218, telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 06/03/09