2007 Regular Session


File Code: Environment Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 366
Sponsored By:
Delegates Hucker, Ali, Barkley, Barnes, Beidle, Beitzel, Bobo, Bronrott, Cane, V. Clagett, Costa, Dumais, Frush, George, Gilchrist, Glenn, Gutierrez, Healey, Hixson, Holmes, Kaiser, N. King, Lafferty, Lawton, Lee, Manno, McConkey, Mizeur, Morhaim, Niemann, Pena-Melnyk, Rice, Ross, Schuler, Stein, and Taylor
Mercury Switch Removal from Vehicles


Requiring motor vehicle manufacturers to develop and submit to the Department of the Environment a mercury minimization plan that includes information on mercury switch removal from motor vehicles by a specified date; establishing requirements for a mercury minimization plan; requiring vehicle manufacturers to pay specified costs associated with mercury switch removal; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Environmental Matters
Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Pamela Beidle, District 32
Delegate Wendell R. Beitzel, District 1A
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Rudolph C. Cane, District 37A
Delegate Virginia P. Clagett, District 30
Delegate Robert A. Costa, District 33B
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Ronald A. George, District 30
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Cheryl Glenn, District 45
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Anne Healey, District 22
Delegate Sheila E. Hixson, District 20
Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Nancy J. King, District 39
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Jane E. Lawton, District 18
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Roger Manno, District 19
Delegate Tony McConkey, District 33A
Delegate Heather Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Joseline Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Craig L. Rice, District 15
Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22
Delegate Todd Schuler, District 8
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11
Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Environment, Department of
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Hazardous and Toxic Substances -see also- Asbestos; Radiatn.
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Motor Vehicle Equipment
Pollution -see also- Sediment Control
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Refuse Disposal -see also- Recycling
Rules and Regulations
Wreckers and Scrap Processors

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 6-904 , 6-905 , 6-905.4 , 6-905.5 , 6-905.6 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered