Overweight farm vehicles; may operate at extended weights authorized. (HB175)

Introduced By

Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Overweight farm vehicles. Provides that vehicles that are registered as farm-use vehicles as provided in 46.2-698 may operate at the extended weights authorized in 46.2-1129 without the application for or receipt of a permit or payment of any fee therefor. Amends § 46.2-1129, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


04/04/2006: signed by governor


12/30/2005Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 068781378
12/30/2005Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/18/2006Assigned to Transportation sub-committee: #3 (Carrico)
02/09/2006Reported from Transportation with substitute (21-Y 1-N)
02/10/2006Committee substitute printed 068940378-H1
02/10/2006Read first time
02/13/2006Read second time
02/13/2006Committee substitute agreed to 068940378-H1
02/13/2006Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB175H1
02/14/2006Read third time and passed House (99-Y 1-N)
02/14/2006VOTE: PASSAGE (99-Y 1-N)
02/14/2006Communicated to Senate
02/15/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/2006Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/22/2006Fiscal impact statement from VDOT (HB175H1)
03/02/2006Reported from Transportation (14-Y 0-N)
03/06/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
03/06/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
03/07/2006Read third time
03/07/2006Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N)
03/07/2006VOTE: (37-Y 0-N)
03/07/2006Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/07/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
03/15/2006Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB175ER)
03/15/2006Signed by Speaker
03/16/2006Signed by President
03/21/2006Fiscal impact statement from VDOT (HB175ER)
04/04/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 534 (effective 7/1/06)
04/12/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0534)