Alternative on-site sewage systems; no locality shall prohibit use thereof. (HB2294)

Introduced By

Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alternative on-site sewage systems. Limits a locality's ability to regulate septic systems by restricting localities from prohibiting the use of alternative on-site sewage systems that have been approved for use by the Virginia Department of Health and prohibiting the locality from requiring maintenance of such systems beyond the manufacturer's recommendations or regulation of the Department of Health. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 091276420
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/23/2009Assigned CC & T sub: 2
01/26/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2294)
02/05/2009Subcommittee recommends incorporating into HB1788 by voice vote
02/06/2009Incorporated by Counties, Cities and Towns (HB1788-Hull)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1788.