Law-enforcement escorts; shall be considered emergency vehicles & exempt from obeying regulations. (HB2084)

Introduced By

Del. Al Eisenberg (D-Arlington) with support from co-patrons Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), and Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Law-enforcement escorts. Provides that any federal, state, or local law-enforcement vehicle used in conducting a funeral escort, wide load escort, dignitary escort, or any other escort shall be considered an emergency vehicle and is exempt from obeying certain regulations such as speed limit and traffic signals and signs. Read the Bill »


04/04/2007: enacted


01/08/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 077570301
01/08/2007Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/12/2007Assigned Transportation sub: #3 (Carrico)
01/25/2007Read first time
01/26/2007Read second time
01/26/2007Committee amendment agreed to
01/26/2007Passed by for the day
01/29/2007Passed by for the day
01/30/2007Passed by for the day
01/31/2007Passed by for the day
02/01/2007Read second time
02/01/2007Floor substitute printed 073568352-H1 (Joannou)
02/01/2007Substitute by Delegate Joannou agreed to 073568352-H1
02/01/2007Engrossed by House - floor substitute HB2084H1
02/02/2007Read third time and passed House (91-Y 4-N)
02/02/2007Communicated to Senate
02/05/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2007Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/09/2007Committee substitute printed 079446352-S1
02/12/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/12/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2007Read third time
02/13/2007Reading of substitute waived
02/13/2007Committee substitute agreed to 079446352-S1
02/13/2007Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB2084S1
02/13/2007Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
02/13/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2007Placed on Calendar
02/15/2007Senate substitute rejected by House (41-Y 57-N)
02/19/2007Senate insisted on substitute (38-Y 0-N)
02/19/2007VOTE: (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2007Senate requested conference committee
02/20/2007House acceded to request
02/22/2007Senators: O'Brien, Rerras, McDougal
02/22/2007Conferees appointed by House
02/22/2007Delegates: Eisenberg, Welch, Joannou
02/22/2007Conferees appointed by Senate
02/22/2007Senators: O'Brien, Rerras, McDougle
02/24/2007Conference substitute printed 073577352-H2
02/24/2007Conference report agreed to by House (98-Y 0-N)
02/24/2007VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2007Reading of conference report waived
02/24/2007Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/12/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2084ER)
03/12/2007Signed by President
03/13/2007Signed by Speaker
03/26/2007Governor's recommendation received by House
04/03/2007Placed on Calendar
04/04/2007Enacted, Chapter (effective 7/1/07)
04/04/2007House concurred in Governor's recommendation (97-Y 2-N)
04/04/2007VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
04/04/2007G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/04/2007Reenrolled bill text (HB2084ER2)
04/04/2007Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/04/2007Signed by President as reenrolled
04/04/2007Enacted, Chapter 860 (effective 7/1/07)
04/11/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0860)