Commissioner of Highways; changes title from Transportation Commissioner, report. (HB1825)

Introduced By

Del. Glenn Oder (R-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Commonwealth Transportation Commissioner.  Changes the title Commonwealth Transportation Commissioner to Commissioner of Highways. The bill also eliminates the requirement that the Commissioner employ an assistant commissioner for the environment, transportation planning, and regulatory affairs; allows the Commissioner to transfer, abandon, and discontinue roads in the primary and secondary systems of state highways or move roads from one such system to another when such actions are recommended as appropriate by the Chief Engineer in connection with a construction or maintenance project; eliminates the requirement that the CTB must declare excess right-of-way surplus before VDOT may sell the land; and amends the Code to allow VDOT to submit one comprehensive report focusing on VDOT operations and services. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11103535D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/14/2011Assigned Transportation sub: #4
01/20/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)
01/25/2011Reported from Transportation with amendment (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1825)
01/27/2011Read first time
01/28/2011Read second time
01/28/2011Committee amendment agreed to
01/28/2011Engrossed by House as amended HB1825E
01/28/2011Printed as engrossed 11103535D-E
01/31/2011Read third time and passed House (94-Y 4-N)
01/31/2011VOTE: PASSAGE (94-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1825E)
02/01/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2011Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/10/2011Reported from Transportation (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2011Read third time
02/15/2011Passed Senate (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1825ER)
02/21/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1825ER)
02/21/2011Signed by Speaker
02/22/2011Signed by President
03/10/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 36 (effective 7/1/11)
03/10/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0036)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1005.