Public transportation; prohibits trespassing thereon, penalty. (HB2055)

Introduced By

Del. Michele McQuigg (R-Occoquan)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Trespassing on public transportation; penalty. Provides that any person who, while he is upon property owned or operated by a public transportation service, commits a crime or violates the rules of conduct promulgated by the public transportation service may be forbidden, either orally or in writing, to enter upon such property. If, after having been forbidden to do so, he then enters upon or remains upon such property, he is guilty of a Class 4 misdemeanor. The bill also allows the transportation service to recover its expenses incurred in the prosecution. Read the Bill »


03/19/2007: signed by governor


01/08/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 073039412
01/08/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2007Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/26/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2055)
02/03/2007Committee substitute printed 077835412-H1
02/03/2007Read first time
02/05/2007Read second time
02/05/2007Committee substitute agreed to 077835412-H1
02/05/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2055H1
02/06/2007Read third time and passed House (98-Y 0-N)
02/06/2007Communicated to Senate
02/07/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/13/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/13/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2007Read third time
02/14/2007Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/2007Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2055ER)
02/21/2007Signed by Speaker
02/22/2007Signed by President
03/19/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 461 (effective 7/1/07)
03/23/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2055ER)
03/27/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0461)