Highway work zones; required to be marked with warning signs with attached flashing lights. (HB72)

Introduced By

Del. Dickie Bell (R-Staunton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Highway work zones.  Requires highway work zones to be clearly marked with warning signs and flashing lights. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/21/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100746D
12/21/2011Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/11/2012Impact statement from VDOT (HB72)
01/13/2012Assigned Transportation sub: #2
01/18/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
01/24/2012Reported from Transportation with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2012Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/26/2012Assigned App. sub: Transportation
02/06/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/08/2012Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Read second time
02/13/2012Committee amendments agreed to
02/13/2012Engrossed by House as amended HB72E
02/13/2012Printed as engrossed 12100746D-E
02/14/2012Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/14/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/2012Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/17/2012Impact statement from VDOT (HB72E)
02/22/2012Reported from Transportation with amendment (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2012Read third time
02/27/2012Reading of amendment waived
02/27/2012Committee amendment agreed to
02/27/2012Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/27/2012Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2012Placed on Calendar
02/29/2012Senate amendment agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N)
02/29/2012VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB72ER)
03/05/2012Impact statement from VDOT (HB72ER)
03/05/2012Signed by Speaker
03/07/2012Signed by President
03/30/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 397 (effective 7/1/12)
03/30/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0397)


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 45 seconds.