Escort vehicle drivers; certification and regulation in State. (HB2243)

Introduced By

Del. Joe May (R-Leesburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Escort driver certification. Provides for the certification and regulation of escort drivers in the Commonwealth. The bill also adds a traffic infraction for impeding or disrupting vehicles operating under a hauling permit that requires an escort vehicle. The bill has a delayed effective date of January 1, 2014. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2013Presented and ordered printed 13103644D
01/14/2013Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/18/2013Assigned Transportation sub: #2
01/23/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
01/29/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2243)
01/29/2013Reported from Transportation (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2013Read first time
02/01/2013Read second time and engrossed
02/04/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/04/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2013Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/13/2013Reported from Transportation (10-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Read third time
02/18/2013Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2243ER)
02/21/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2243ER)
02/21/2013Signed by Speaker
02/22/2013Signed by President
03/13/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 312 (effective 1/1/14)
03/13/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0312)


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 55 seconds.