School buses; prohibits use of wireless telecommunications devices by persons driving. (HB1218)

Introduced By

Del. Danny Bowling (D-Oakwood) with support from co-patrons Del. Kris Amundson (D-Mount Vernon), Del. Shannon Valentine (D-Lynchburg), and Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Wireless telecommunications devices. Prohibits use of wireless telecommunications devices by persons operating school buses, except in emergencies. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/09/2008Committee
01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 084595436
01/09/2008Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/30/2008Assigned Transportation sub: 2
02/05/2008Reported from Transportation with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2008Committee substitute printed 083547436-H1
02/07/2008Read first time
02/08/2008Read second time
02/08/2008Committee substitute agreed to 083547436-H1
02/08/2008Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1218H1
02/11/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
02/11/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2008Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/11/2008Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/11/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE #2 (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2008Communicated to Senate
02/12/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2008Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/21/2008Reported from Transportation (15-Y 0-N)
02/25/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/26/2008Read third time
02/26/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2008Enrolled
02/28/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1218ER)
02/28/2008Signed by Speaker
03/02/2008Signed by President
03/07/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 447 (effective 7/1/08)
03/14/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0447)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB136.