Signs or advertising, unlawful; Commissioner of Highways agreements with local government. (HB34)

Introduced By

Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield) with support from co-patron Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Advertising within highway limits.  Allows the Commissioner of Highways to enter into agreements with any local governing body authorizing local law-enforcement agencies or other local governmental entities to act as agents of the Commissioner regarding unlawful advertising on highways and collection of penalties and costs. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/12/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100383D
12/12/2011Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/13/2012Assigned Transportation sub: #1
01/16/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)
01/19/2012Reported from Transportation (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2012Read first time
01/23/2012Read second time and engrossed
01/24/2012Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
01/24/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB34)
01/25/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
01/25/2012Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/22/2012Reported from Transportation with substitute (10-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2012Committee substitute printed 12105542D-S1
02/24/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2012Read third time
02/27/2012Reading of substitute waived
02/27/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12105542D-S1
02/27/2012Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB34S1
02/27/2012Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2012Placed on Calendar
02/28/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB34S1)
02/29/2012Senate substitute agreed to by House 12105542D-S1 (95-Y 2-N)
02/29/2012VOTE: ADOPTION (95-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB34ER)
03/05/2012Signed by Speaker
03/06/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB34ER)
03/07/2012Signed by President
04/09/2012Governor's recommendation received by House
04/17/2012Placed on Calendar
04/18/2012House concurred in Governor's recommendation (95-Y 1-N)
04/18/2012VOTE: ADOPTION (95-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
04/18/2012Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/18/2012G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/18/2012Reenrolled bill text (HB34ER2)
04/18/2012Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/18/2012Signed by President as reenrolled
04/18/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 739 (effective 7/1/12)
04/18/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0739)


This bill mentions Fairfax.


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 3 minutes.