Secondary highway system; VDOT & DRPT to review new design standards components therefor. (HB222)

Introduced By

Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale) with support from 12 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax), Del. Charniele Herring (D-Alexandria), Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield), Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria), Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria), Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston), Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax), Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon), Sen. Patsy Ticer (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Secondary highway system design standards.  Requires the Secretary of Transportation to develop new secondary system design standards to be used in urban areas. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102071D
01/11/2010Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/20/2010Assigned Transportation sub: #4
02/01/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB222)
02/04/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (5-Y 0-N)
02/09/2010Reported from Transportation with substitute (18-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2010Committee substitute printed 10105070D-H1
02/11/2010Read first time
02/12/2010Read second time
02/12/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10105070D-H1
02/12/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB222H1
02/15/2010Read third time and passed House (81-Y 18-N)
02/15/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (81-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/16/2010Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/17/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB222H1)
02/25/2010Reported from Transportation (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2010Read third time
03/02/2010Reading of amendment waived
03/02/2010Amendment by Senator Barker agreed to
03/02/2010Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/02/2010Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2010Placed on Calendar
03/04/2010Senate amendment agreed to by House (80-Y 19-N)
03/04/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (80-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
03/11/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB222ER)
03/11/2010Signed by Speaker
03/13/2010Signed by President
04/06/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB222ER)
04/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 498 (effective 7/1/10)
04/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0498)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.