Energy efficient vehicles; purchased or leased by State shall be of high fuel economy. (SB551)

Introduced By

Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Purchase of energy efficient vehicles. Provides that any passenger-type vehicles purchased or leased by the Commonwealth shall be of the highest fuel economy and lowest pollutants available for the vehicle's intended purpose. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 063732844
01/11/2006Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/19/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB551)
01/25/2006Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendments (14-Y 0-N)
01/27/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
01/27/2006VOTE: (38-Y 0-N)
01/30/2006Read second time
01/30/2006Reading of amendments waived
01/30/2006Committee amendments agreed to
01/30/2006Engrossed by Senate as amended SB551E
01/30/2006Printed as engrossed 063732844-E
01/31/2006Read third time and passed Senate (24-Y 12-N)
01/31/2006VOTE: (24-Y 12-N)
01/31/2006Communicated to House
02/06/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB551E)
02/14/2006Placed on Calendar
02/14/2006Read first time
02/14/2006Referred to Committee on General Laws
03/06/2006Left in General Laws