Public utility company vehicles; extension of loads beyond front of vehicles. (HB1453)

Introduced By

Del. John A. Cox (R-Ashland) with support from co-patron Del. Michael Webert (R-Marshall)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Extension of loads beyond front of vehicles. Allows loads to extend 10 feet beyond the front of the vehicle for utility poles during the daytime and for emergency utility repair at night. Under current law, no vehicle is allowed to carry a load that extends more than three feet beyond the front of the vehicle. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/27/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101761D
12/27/2012Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/11/2013Assigned Transportation sub: #1
01/14/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/17/2013Reported from Transportation (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2013Read first time
01/21/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/22/2013Read third time and passed House (98-Y 0-N 1-A)
01/22/2013VOTE: (98-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/23/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/23/2013Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/06/2013Reported from Transportation (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2013Read third time
02/11/2013Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1453ER)
02/13/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1453ER)
02/13/2013Signed by Speaker
02/14/2013Signed by President
03/13/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 242 (effective 7/1/13)
03/13/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0242)