Height of vehicles; increases penalty. (HB5061)

Introduced By

Del. Glenn Oder (R-Newport News) with support from co-patron Del. Phil Hamilton (R-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Height of vehicles; penalty. Provides that any person attempting to drive a vehicle or any combination of vehicles into or through any tunnel when the permitted height of the vehicle exceeds the height of the tunnel shall be assessed five demerit points, and the owner of any such vehicle shall be fined $1,000. Any subsequent violation shall result in a fine of $2,500. Read the Bill »


10/10/2006: signed by governor


09/15/2006Presented and ordered printed 062121444
09/15/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
09/26/2006Fiscal impact statement from DMV (HB5061)
09/26/2006Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (13-Y 0-N)
09/27/2006Committee substitute printed 066052444-H1
09/27/2006Read first time
09/28/2006Read second time
09/28/2006Committee substitute agreed to 066052444-H1
09/28/2006Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB5061H1
09/28/2006Passed House (89-Y 6-N)
09/28/2006VOTE: PASSAGE (89-Y 6-N)
09/28/2006Communicated to Senate
09/28/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
09/28/2006Referred to Committee on Transportation
09/28/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N)
09/28/2006Read third time
09/28/2006Passed Senate (37-Y 0-N)
09/28/2006VOTE: (37-Y 0-N)
09/28/2006Reported from Transportation (14-Y 0-N)
10/02/2006Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB5061ER)
10/03/2006Fiscal impact statement from DMV (HB5061ER)
10/03/2006Fiscal impact statement from DMV (HB5061H1)
10/03/2006Signed by Speaker
10/04/2006Signed by President
10/10/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 6 (effective 1/1/07)
10/10/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0006)