Truck weights; exempts vehicles hauling wood pellets from weight limits and permit fees. (HB991)

Introduced By

Del. Dave Nutter (R-Christiansburg)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Truck weights; vehicles hauling wood pellets.  Exempts vehicles hauling wood pellets from weight limits, overweight permits, and permit fees. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/13/2010Committee
01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101885D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/25/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB991)
01/28/2010Passed by in Transportation with letter

Comments

Waldo Jaquith writes:

Why?

robert legge writes:

I presume that the State would like to encourage this industry which does have some promise. Wood pellets are much more popular in Europe. Do coal haulers have a similar exemption?