Towing and recovery operators; exemption from liability when rendering emergency assistance. (SB1042)

Introduced By

Sen. Jay O'Brien (R-Clifton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Persons rendering emergency assistance; exemption from liability; towing and recovery operators. Provides that towing and recovery operators in compliance with Chapter 28 ( 46.2-2800 et seq.) of Title 46.2 are exempt from liability when they are providing assistance upon the request of any police agency, fire department, rescue or emergency squad, or other governmental agency in the event of an accident or other emergency. Read the Bill »


03/15/2007: signed by governor


01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 079082784
01/09/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/01/2007Committee substitute printed 077838784-S1
02/02/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/02/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2007Passed by for the day
02/06/2007Floor substitute printed 072012784-S2 (O'Brien)
02/06/2007Read second time
02/06/2007Committee substitute rejected 077838784-S1
02/06/2007Reading of substitute waived
02/06/2007Substitute by Senator O'Brien agreed to 072012784-S2
02/06/2007Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute SB1042S2
02/06/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/2007Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2007Communicated to House
02/07/2007Placed on Calendar
02/07/2007Read first time
02/07/2007Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/15/2007Reported from Transportation with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2007Read second time
02/19/2007Read third time
02/19/2007Committee amendments agreed to
02/19/2007Engrossed by House as amended
02/19/2007Passed House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/19/2007VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2007House amendments agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2007Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1042ER)
03/07/2007Signed by Speaker
03/08/2007Signed by President
03/15/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 376 (effective 7/1/07)
03/21/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0376)