Speed limits; increases on highways where it is presently 65 mph to 70 mph. (SB537)

Introduced By

Sen. Steve Newman (R-Forest) with support from co-patron Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

  Highway speed limits.  Increases the general highway speed limit on highways where it is presently 65 mph to 70 mph. Amends § 46.2-870, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

  • 01/13/2010 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102276D
  • 01/13/2010 Referred to Committee on Transportation
  • 01/21/2010 Reported from Transportation (10-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
  • 01/25/2010 Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 01/25/2010 Read second time
  • 01/25/2010 Motion to recommit to committee agreed to
  • 01/25/2010 Recommitted to Transportation
  • 01/28/2010 Reported from Transportation (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/01/2010 Read second time and engrossed
  • 02/02/2010 Read third time and passed Senate (29-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/08/2010 Placed on Calendar
  • 02/08/2010 Read first time
  • 02/08/2010 Referred to Committee on Transportation
  • 02/18/2010 Reported from Transportation (15-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/19/2010 Read second time
  • 02/22/2010 Read third time
  • 02/22/2010 Passed House (76-Y 22-N)
  • 02/22/2010 VOTE: --- PASSAGE (76-Y 22-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/23/2010 Enrolled
  • 02/23/2010 Impact statement from DPB (SB537)
  • 02/23/2010 Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB537ER)
  • 02/23/2010 Impact statement from DPB (SB537ER)
  • 02/24/2010 Signed by Speaker
  • 02/25/2010 Signed by President
  • 03/08/2010 G Approved by Governor-Chapter 56 (effective 7/1/10)
  • 03/08/2010 G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0056)