HOT lanes; allows state or local law-enforcement vehicles, etc., to enter. (HB2052)

Introduced By

Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


HOT Lanes. Allows state and law-enforcement vehicles, firefighting trucks, ambulances, and rescue squad vehicles to enter HOT lanes by crossing a barrier or buffer and not be guilty of reckless driving. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101875D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/22/2013Reported from Transportation with amendment (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2013Read first time
01/25/2013Read second time
01/25/2013Committee amendment agreed to
01/25/2013Emergency clause added
01/25/2013Engrossed by House as amended HB2052E
01/25/2013Printed as engrossed 13101875D-E
01/28/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/28/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/29/2013Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/06/2013Reported from Transportation (14-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)
02/14/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2052ER)
02/14/2013Signed by Speaker
02/14/2013Signed by President
03/05/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 85 (effective 3/7/13)
03/05/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 85 (effective 3/5/13)
03/05/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0085)


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.