Safety belts; primary enforcement when violations are observed at traffic safety checkpoints. (SB518)

Introduced By

Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Safety belt enforcement.  Allows for primary enforcement of safety belt requirements when violations are observed by law-enforcement officers at traffic safety checkpoints. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102210D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/21/2010Reported from Transportation (11-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2010Reported from Transportation (10-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB518)
01/25/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2010Read second time and engrossed
01/27/2010Read third time and passed Senate (26-Y 14-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2010Placed on Calendar
02/17/2010Read first time
02/17/2010Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/18/2010Assigned MPPS sub: #2
03/14/2010Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety


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 2 minutes.