Speed limits; City of Va. Beach may, by ordinance, change on any highway in its jurisdiction. (HB1692)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Authority to change speed limits.  Provides that, in addition to differentiated speed limits for daytime and nighttime driving, the Commonwealth Transportation Commissioner or other authority having jurisdiction over highways may set variable speed limits based on traffic conditions, atmospheric conditions, weather, emergencies, and like conditions affecting driving safety. Amends § 46.2-878, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/10/2011Committee
01/10/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100363D
01/10/2011Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/14/2011Assigned Transportation sub: #2
01/27/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1692)
02/02/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
02/03/2011Reported from Transportation with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2011Committee substitute printed 11105048D-H1
02/04/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Read second time
02/07/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11105048D-H1
02/07/2011Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1692H1
02/08/2011Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/08/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2011Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/17/2011Reported from Transportation (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Reconsideration of passed by for the day agreed to (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Reconsideration of dispensing with constitutional reading agreed to (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2011Read third time
02/22/2011Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2011Enrolled
03/03/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1692ER)
03/03/2011Signed by Speaker
03/04/2011Signed by President
03/08/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1692ER)
03/15/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 91 (effective 7/1/11)
03/15/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0091)

Video

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 30 seconds.