Motorcycles; driving two abreast in a single lane. (HB97)

Introduced By

Del. Tony Wilt (R-Harrisonburg) with support from 19 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Barbara Comstock (R-McLean), Del. John A. Cox (R-Ashland), Del. Mark Dudenhefer (R-Stafford), Del. James Edmunds (R-South Boston), Del. Matt Fariss (R-Rustburg), Del. Peter Farrell (R-Henrico), Del. Tag Greason (R-Potomac Falls), Del. Chris Head (R-Roanoke), Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna), Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Will Morefield (R-North Tazewell), Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville), Del. David Ramadan (R-South Riding), Del. Roxann Robinson (R-Chesterfield), Del. Nick Rush (R-Christiansburg), Del. Bob Tata (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Michael Webert (R-Marshall), Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria), Del. Joseph Yost (R-Blacksburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Driving two abreast in a single lane.  Allows motorcycles to drive two abreast in a single lane. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/28/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101465D
12/28/2011Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/13/2012Assigned Transportation sub: #2
01/18/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 2-N)
01/24/2012Reported from Transportation (15-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2012Read first time
01/27/2012Read second time and engrossed
01/30/2012Read third time and passed House (80-Y 19-N)
01/30/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (80-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2012Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/08/2012Reported from Transportation with amendment (9-Y 4-N 2-A) (see vote tally)
02/10/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Read third time
02/13/2012Reading of amendment waived
02/13/2012Committee amendment agreed to
02/13/2012Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/13/2012Passed Senate with amendment (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2012Placed on Calendar
02/15/2012Senate amendment agreed to by House (87-Y 10-N)
02/15/2012VOTE: ADOPTION (87-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB97ER)
02/16/2012Signed by Speaker
02/16/2012Signed by President
02/28/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 7 (effective 7/1/12)
02/28/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0007)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 8 minutes.