Bus engine idling; allows all counties, cities, and towns power to adopt ordinances limiting. (HB885)

Introduced By

Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Bus idling; local ordinances. Extends to all counties, cities, and towns the power presently granted to Arlington County to adopt ordinances limiting bus engine idling. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 083423752
01/08/2008Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/14/2008Assigned Transportation sub: 3
02/07/2008Reported from Transportation with substitute (12-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2008Committee substitute printed 083551752-H1
02/08/2008Read first time
02/11/2008Read second time
02/11/2008Committee substitute agreed to 083551752-H1
02/11/2008Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB885H1
02/12/2008Read third time and passed House (53-Y 45-N)
02/12/2008VOTE: --- PASSAGE (53-Y 45-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2008Communicated to Senate
02/13/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/13/2008Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/21/2008Reported from Transportation with amendments (7-Y 6-N 2-A)
02/25/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/26/2008Read third time
02/26/2008Reading of amendments waived
02/26/2008Committee amendments agreed to
02/26/2008Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/26/2008Passed Senate with amendments (30-Y 10-N)
02/27/2008Placed on Calendar
02/28/2008Senate amendments rejected by House (45-Y 53-N)
02/28/2008VOTE: --- REJECTED (45-Y 53-N)
02/28/2008Reconsideration of Senate amendments agreed to by House
02/28/2008Passed by for the day
02/29/2008Senate amendments agreed to by House (50-Y 47-N)
02/29/2008VOTE: --- ADOPTION (50-Y 47-N)
03/04/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB885ER)
03/05/2008Signed by Speaker
03/06/2008Signed by President
03/12/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 587 (effective 7/1/08)
03/18/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0587)


Anton writes:

"The provisions of this section shall not apply to school buses or public transit buses."

Who exactly is this supposed to effect, and what possible impact can it have if these two are exempt?