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HB 497: Sanitary Sewer Laterals


Sanitary Sewer Laterals; Defines "sanitary sewer lateral"; requires districts to notify homeowners if they discover leaky sanitary sewer lateral on homeowner's property; specifies that homeowner is not required to take action; requires districts to notify specified homeowners for past discoveries of leaky sanitary sewer laterals; requires certain districts to create publicly accessible databases for certain purposes; provides that certain districts are not liable for failure to maintain records of notifications.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/22/2019 House • Filed
1/30/2019 House • Referred to Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 62
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 62
5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee