Noise ordinance; authorizes governing body to adopt civil penalties. (HB297)

Introduced By

Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake) with support from co-patrons Del. Onzlee Ware (D-Roanoke), and Sen. Roz Dance (D-Petersburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Civil penalties for violations of noise ordinance. Authorizes the governing body of a locality to adopt civil penalties for violations of noise ordinances. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102601D
01/11/2010Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/15/2010Assigned CC & T sub: #2
01/21/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (11-Y 0-N)
01/22/2010Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2010Committee substitute printed 10104488D-H1
01/25/2010Read first time
01/26/2010Read second time
01/26/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10104488D-H1
01/26/2010Passed by for the day
01/27/2010Read second time
01/27/2010Passed by for the day
01/28/2010Read second time
01/28/2010Amendment by Delegate Cosgrove agreed to
01/28/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendment HB297EH1
01/28/2010Printed as engrossed 10104488D-EH1
01/29/2010Read third time and passed House (90-Y 5-N)
01/29/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (90-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2010Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/23/2010Reported from Local Government with amendments (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2010Read third time
02/26/2010Reading of amendments waived
02/26/2010Committee amendments agreed to
02/26/2010Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/26/2010Passed Senate with amendments (37-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2010Placed on Calendar
03/02/2010Senate amendments agreed to by House (97-Y 1-N)
03/02/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (97-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB297ER)
03/09/2010Signed by Speaker
03/11/2010Signed by President
04/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 501 (effective 7/1/10)
04/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0501)


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 4 minutes.