Motor fuel establishment; driving off without paying for gasoline. (SB378)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Drive off from retail motor fuel establishment; court costs. Requires the payment of court costs for driving off and not paying for gasoline at a retail gas station. The penalty for violation is a civil penalty. Prosecution for larceny is not precluded. This is a recommendation of the Committee on District Courts. Amends § 46.2-819.2, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


03/31/2006: signed by governor


01/11/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 063011160
01/11/2006Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/19/2006Reported from Transportation with substitute (15-Y 0-N)
01/19/2006Rereferred to Courts of Justice
01/20/2006Committee substitute printed 068250766-S1
02/08/2006Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (13-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/10/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/10/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/13/2006Read second time
02/13/2006Reading of substitute waived
02/13/2006Committee substitute agreed to 068250766-S1
02/13/2006Reading of amendment waived
02/13/2006Committee amendment agreed to
02/13/2006Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendment SB378ES1
02/13/2006Printed as engrossed 068250766-ES1
02/14/2006Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/14/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/14/2006Communicated to House
02/15/2006Placed on Calendar
02/15/2006Read first time
02/15/2006Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/21/2006Referred from Transportation
02/21/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
03/03/2006Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N)
03/07/2006Read second time
03/08/2006Read third time
03/08/2006Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
03/08/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
03/15/2006Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB378ER)
03/15/2006Signed by Speaker
03/16/2006Signed by President
03/31/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 487 (effective 7/1/06)
04/06/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0487)