Tractor-semitrailer combinations; exemption for certain from length limit. (SB523)

Introduced By

Sen. Steve Newman (R-Forest)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Vehicle lengths; exemption. Provides an exemption from the vehicle length limit for tractor-semitrailer combinations where the length of the semitrailer does not exceed 53 feet. Allows the Commonwealth Transportation Commissioner to restrict the operations of such tractor-semitrailer combinations from certain roads based on a safety and engineering analysis. Read the Bill »


03/24/2006: signed by governor


01/11/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 068040312
01/11/2006Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/19/2006Reported from Transportation (15-Y 0-N)
01/23/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/23/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
01/24/2006Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2006Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
01/25/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
01/25/2006Communicated to House
02/13/2006Placed on Calendar
02/13/2006Read first time
02/13/2006Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/16/2006Reported from Transportation (22-Y 0-N)
02/17/2006Read second time
02/20/2006Read third time
02/20/2006Passed House (93-Y 7-N)
02/20/2006VOTE: PASSAGE (93-Y 7-N)
02/22/2006Fiscal impact statement from VDOT (SB523)
02/27/2006Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB523ER)
02/28/2006Signed by Speaker
03/01/2006Signed by President
03/03/2006Fiscal impact statement from VDOT (SB523ER)
03/24/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 232 (effective 7/1/06)
04/03/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0232)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1430.