Virginia byways; requires every agency, etc. to consider impact of its' plans on roads designated. (HB1648)

Introduced By

Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan) with support from co-patron Del. Margi Vanderhye (D-McLean)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia byways. Requires that every agency, instrumentality, and political subdivision of the Commonwealth must give due consideration to what impact or effect any of its plans or projects might have on any road designated a Virginia byway. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/12/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 094403780
12/12/2008Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/16/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1648)
01/27/2009Assigned Transportation sub: 4
01/29/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
02/05/2009Reported from Transportation with amendment (11-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2009Read first time
02/08/2009Passed by for the day
02/09/2009Read second time
02/09/2009Committee amendment agreed to
02/09/2009Amendment by Delegate Ware, R. L. agreed to
02/09/2009Pending question ordered
02/09/2009Engrossed by House as amended (79-Y 20-N) HB1648E
02/09/2009VOTE: --- ENGROSSMENT (79-Y 20-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2009Printed as engrossed 094403780-E
02/10/2009Read third time and passed House (73-Y 25-N)
02/10/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (73-Y 25-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2009Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/19/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1648E)
02/19/2009Failed to report (defeated) in Transportation (3-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)


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 14 minutes.