Towing ordinances; localities in Northern Virginia to require companies to submit to inspection. (SB195)

Introduced By

Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Local towing ordinances.  Allows localities in Northern Virginia by ordinance to require towing companies that tow trespassing vehicles from one locality to another to submit to inspection of their facilities by the locality from which such vehicles are towed. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12
01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100020D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/25/2012Reported from Transportation with amendment (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2012Read second time
01/30/2012Reading of amendment waived
01/30/2012Committee amendment agreed to
01/30/2012Engrossed by Senate as amended SB195E
01/30/2012Printed as engrossed 12100020D-E
01/31/2012Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2012Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2012Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Placed on Calendar
02/13/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/17/2012Assigned Transportation sub: #2
02/22/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
02/23/2012Reported from Transportation with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2012Read second time
02/27/2012Engrossed by House as amended SB195
02/27/2012Read third time
02/27/2012Committee amendments agreed to
02/27/2012Engrossed by House as amended
02/27/2012Passed House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/27/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2012House amendments agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2012Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB195ER)
03/05/2012Signed by Speaker
03/07/2012Signed by President
04/09/2012Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/17/2012Placed on Calendar
04/18/2012Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/18/2012House concurred in Governor's recommendation (94-Y 0-N)
04/18/2012VOTE: ADOPTION (94-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/18/2012G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/18/2012Reenrolled bill text (SB195ER2)
04/18/2012Signed by President as reenrolled
04/18/2012Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/18/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 812 (effective 7/1/12)
04/18/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0812)


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.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB860.