Pedestrians and drivers; responsibilities thereof at marked and unmarked crosswalks. (SB1239)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patron Sen. Patsy Ticer (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Pedestrians and drivers; responsibilities. Sets out the responsibilities of pedestrians and drivers at marked and unmarked crosswalks. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 093820201
01/13/2009Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/22/2009Reported from Transportation with amendments (11-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2009Read second time
01/27/2009Reading of amendments waived
01/27/2009Committee amendments agreed to
01/27/2009Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1239E
01/27/2009Printed as engrossed 093820201-E
01/28/2009Read third time and passed Senate (24-Y 16-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2009Placed on Calendar
02/11/2009Read first time
02/11/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2009Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/18/2009Referred from Courts of Justice
02/18/2009Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/19/2009Subcommittee recommends no further action
02/28/2009Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety


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 3 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2386 and HB2520.


Virginia Bicycling Federation writes:

According to our own Bud Vye, who was there today, HB 2386 reported out of committee and is headed for the House floor.