Distribution of handbills in highway right-of-way; grants City of Falls Church, etc. to prohibit. (HB1619)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville) with support from co-patron Del. Frank Hargrove (R-Glen Allen)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Solicitation of contributions, distribution of materials, etc., in highway right-of-way. Grants Hanover County and the Town of Ashland the power to regulate the solicitation of contributions and distribution of materials, etc., in highway rights-of-way. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


11/21/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 093472676
11/21/2008Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/16/2009Assigned Transportation sub: 2
01/19/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
01/20/2009Reported from Transportation with substitute (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2009Committee substitute printed 093576676-H1
01/20/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/22/2009Committee substitute printed 093576676-H1
01/22/2009Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/26/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
01/28/2009Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2009Read first time
02/02/2009Read second time
02/02/2009Committee substitute from Transportation agreed to 093576676-H1
02/02/2009Committee amendments from Courts of Justice agreed to
02/02/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendments HB1619EH1
02/02/2009Printed as engrossed 093576676-EH1
02/03/2009Read third time and passed House (98-Y 0-N)
02/03/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2009Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/19/2009Reported from Transportation with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2009Read third time
02/24/2009Reading of amendments waived
02/24/2009Committee amendments agreed to
02/24/2009Reading of amendment waived
02/24/2009Amendment by Senator McDougle agreed to
02/24/2009Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/24/2009Passed Senate with amendments (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2009Placed on Calendar
02/26/2009Senate amendments agreed to by House (96-Y 0-N)
02/26/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1619ER)
03/10/2009Signed by President
03/11/2009Signed by Speaker
03/30/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 656 (effective 7/1/09)
03/30/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0656)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.