Regional jail vehicles; equipped with colored warning lights. (SB527)

Introduced By

Sen. Edd Houck (D-Spotsylvania)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Definitions; law-enforcement vehicle.  As introduced, defines "law-enforcement vehicle" as any vehicle owned and operated by or under the direction of a government agency and used for the enforcement of criminal, traffic, and/or penal laws within the Commonwealth. A substitute carried over to 2009 allows regional jail vehicles to be equipped with flashing blue, red and blue, blue and white, or red, white, and blue warning lights. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 086102244
01/09/2008Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/24/2008Reported from Transportation with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2008Committee substitute printed 083830244-S1
01/28/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2008Read second time
01/29/2008Reading of substitute waived
01/29/2008Committee substitute agreed to 083830244-S1
01/29/2008Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB527S1
01/30/2008Motion to recommit to committee agreed to
01/30/2008Recommitted to Transportation
02/07/2008Continued to 2009 in Transportation (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
12/05/2008Left in Transportation