Golf carts; may cross at intersection controlled by a traffic light in Town of Colonial Beach. (SB974)

Introduced By

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Golf carts; crossing highways in Colonial Beach. Amends the provision allowing golf carts to cross highways with 35 mph speed limits at traffic lights in Colonial Beach by removing the reference to traffic lights. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 093533333
01/12/2009Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/22/2009Reported from Transportation (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2009Read second time and engrossed
01/28/2009Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2009Placed on Calendar
02/11/2009Read first time
02/11/2009Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/13/2009Assigned Transportation sub: 2
02/16/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
02/17/2009Reported from Transportation with amendment (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2009Read second time
02/20/2009Read third time
02/20/2009Committee amendment agreed to
02/20/2009Engrossed by House as amended
02/20/2009Passed House with amendment (98-Y 1-N)
02/20/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (98-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2009House amendment agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB974ER)
02/28/2009Signed by President
02/28/2009Signed by Speaker
03/30/2009Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/07/2009Placed on Calendar
04/08/2009Enacted, Chapter 834 (effective 7/1/09)
04/08/2009Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/08/2009House concurred in Governor's recommendation (97-Y 0-N)
04/08/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/08/2009G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/08/2009Reenrolled bill text (SB974ER2)
04/08/2009Signed by President as reenrolled
04/08/2009Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/08/2009Enacted, Chapter 835 (effective 7/1/09)
04/08/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0835)
04/14/2009Reenrolled bill text (SB974ER2)


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.


Russell Fitzgerald writes:

As a resident of Colonial Beach, I can tell you that we have never had access to our only Grocery Store by golf cart. This would be very helpful to all of us here in Colonial Beach. Hopefully, this is a no brainer.