Handicapped parking; allows localities by ordinance to grant free parking. (HB289)

Introduced By

Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Handicapped parking.  Allows localities by ordinance to grant four hours free parking to vehicles exhibiting disabled parking indicia in some places while not granting such free parking in other places. Amends § 46.2-1245, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


  • 01/10/2012 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103088D
  • 01/10/2012 Referred to Committee on Transportation
  • 01/13/2012 Assigned Transportation sub: #1
  • 01/16/2012 Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
  • 01/19/2012 Reported from Transportation (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 01/20/2012 Read first time
  • 01/23/2012 Read second time and engrossed
  • 01/24/2012 Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
  • 01/24/2012 VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 01/25/2012 Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 01/25/2012 Referred to Committee on Transportation
  • 02/08/2012 Reported from Transportation (12-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/10/2012 Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/13/2012 Read third time
  • 02/13/2012 Passed Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/14/2012 Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/15/2012 Enrolled
  • 02/15/2012 Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB289ER)
  • 02/15/2012 Signed by Speaker
  • 02/16/2012 Signed by President
  • 02/28/2012 G Approved by Governor-Chapter 17 (effective 7/1/12)
  • 02/28/2012 G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0017)


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 1 minute.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB454.