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CS/CS/CS/HB 999: Onsite Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems

GENERAL BILL by State Affairs Committee ; Appropriations Committee ; Economic Affairs Committee ; Dorworth ; Coley ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Broxson ; Burgin ; Drake ; Ford ; Fresen ; Fullwood ; Gaetz ; Grimsley ; Hudson ; Ingram ; Kiar ; Mayfield ; Metz ; Patronis ; Plakon ; Porter ; Smith ; Williams, T.

Onsite Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems; Deletes legislative intent; defines "bedroom"; provides for any permit issued & approved by DOH for installation, modification, or repair of system to transfer with title of property; prohibits governmental entities from requiring certain inspections & systems; provides circumstances in which system is not considered abandoned; provides for validity of system permit if rules change before final approval of constructed system; provides that system modification, replacement, or upgrade is not required unless bedroom is added to single-family home; deletes provisions requiring system evaluation & assessment program; authorizes counties & municipalities to adopt system evaluation & assessment program; provides criteria, procedures, & requirements for system evaluation & assessment program; defines "system failure"; provides requirements for county health departments; requires DEP & DOH to provide certain information, guidance, & assistance; prohibits adoption of certain rules by DOH; repeals grant program for repair of systems; lowers fees imposed for certain permits.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1263 (Ch. 2012-184), CS/CS/SB 704 (Ch. 2012-13)
Location: In committee/council (EP)
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Environmental Preservation and Conservation (EP)
  2. Health Regulation (HR)
  3. Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations (BHA)
  4. Budget (BC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/12/2011 House • Filed
12/28/2011 House • Referred to Economic Affairs Committee; Appropriations Committee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 98
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 97
1/17/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Economic Affairs Committee, 01/19/12, 8:30 am, Reed Hall
1/19/2012 House • CS by Economic Affairs Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 1 -HJ 310
1/30/2012 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Economic Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 306
1/31/2012 House • Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 318
2/13/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/15/12, 8:00 am, Webster Hall
2/15/2012 House • CS/CS by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -HJ 670
2/16/2012 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Appropriations Committee read 1st time -HJ 662
2/17/2012 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 682
2/20/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 02/22/12, 9:00 am, Webster Hall
2/22/2012 House • CS/CS/CS by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 2 -HJ 815
2/23/2012 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 812
• CS/CS/CS by State Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 801
2/24/2012 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/28/12
2/28/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 891
• Amendment(s) adopted (303655) -HJ 891
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/29/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 939
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 105 NAYS 11 -HJ 940
2/29/2012 Senate • In Messages
3/5/2012 Senate • Received -SJ 849
• Referred to Environmental Preservation and Conservation; Health Regulation; Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations; Budget -SJ 849
3/9/2012 Senate • Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1263 (Ch. 2012-184), CS/CS/SB 704 (Ch. 2012-13)