Sheriffs; expands authority to deputize persons to direct traffic, training required. (HB1494)

Introduced By

Sen. Roz Dance (D-Petersburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Authority to deputize persons to direct traffic. Expands the ability of sheriffs to deputize persons to direct traffic during periods of heavy traffic or congestion. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/02/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102954D
01/02/2013Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/22/2013Reported from Transportation with amendments
01/22/2013Referred from Transportation
01/22/2013Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/23/2013Assigned MPPS sub: #2
01/24/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
01/25/2013Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Committee substitute printed 13104534D-H1
01/28/2013Read first time
01/29/2013Read second time
01/29/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13104534D-H1
01/29/2013Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1494H1
01/30/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/30/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2013Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/13/2013Stricken at request of Patron in Transportation (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)


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 2 minutes.