Speed limits; unposted maximum speed on nonsurface treated highways in Nelson County is 35 mph. (SB172)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Charlottesville) with support from co-patron Del. Watkins Abbitt (I-Appomattox)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Maximum speed limit on nonsurface treated highways for certain counties.  Adds Nelson County to the list of counties where the unposted maximum speed limit on nonsurface treated highways (dirt roads) is 35 miles per hour. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101215D
01/11/2010Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/14/2010Reported from Transportation (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2010Read second time and engrossed
01/20/2010Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2010Placed on Calendar
02/03/2010Read first time
02/03/2010Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/18/2010Reported from Transportation (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2010Read second time
02/22/2010Read third time
02/22/2010Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/22/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB172ER)
02/24/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB172ER)
02/24/2010Signed by Speaker
02/25/2010Signed by President
03/08/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 48 (effective 7/1/10)
03/08/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0048)