Studded tires; emergency vehicles to operate therewith. (HB2533)

Introduced By

Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria) with support from co-patrons Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), and Del. Jimmie Massie (R-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Studded tires. Allows emergency vehicles to operate with studded tires, etc., year-round. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/19/2009Presented and ordered printed 093568664
01/19/2009Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/23/2009Assigned Transportation sub: 1
01/26/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
01/27/2009Reported from Transportation with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2009Read first time
01/30/2009Read second time
01/30/2009Committee amendments agreed to
01/30/2009Engrossed by House as amended HB2533E
01/30/2009Printed as engrossed 093568664-E
02/02/2009Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/02/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2009Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/02/2009Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/02/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2009Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/12/2009Reported from Transportation (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2009Read third time
02/16/2009Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2533ER)
02/18/2009Signed by Speaker
02/18/2009Signed by President
02/19/2009Impact statement from VDOT (HB2533ER)
02/25/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 118 (effective 7/1/09)
02/25/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0118)


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 45 seconds.