Agricultural and forestry products; weight limits on interstate highways. (HJ586)

Introduced By

Del. Roslyn Tyler (D-Jarratt) with support from 37 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Mamye BaCote (D-Newport News), Del. Dickie Bell (R-Staunton), Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville), Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), Del. Ben Cline (R-Amherst), Del. James Edmunds (R-South Boston), Del. Matt Fariss (R-Rustburg), Del. Scott Garrett (R-Lynchburg), Del. Daun Hester (D-Norfolk), Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Algie Howell (D-Norfolk), Del. Riley Ingram (R-Hopewell), Del. Matthew James (D-Portsmouth), Del. Johnny Joannou (D-Portsmouth), Del. Joseph Johnson (D-Abingdon), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond), Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville), Del. Rick Morris (R-Carrollton), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Nick Rush (R-Christiansburg), Del. Ed Scott (R-Culpeper), Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield), Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester), Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria), Del. Luke Torian (D-Woodbridge), Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville), Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton), Del. Tony Wilt (R-Harrisonburg), Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria), Sen. Roz Dance (D-Petersburg), Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath), Sen. Tom Garrett (R-Lynchburg), Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon), Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth), Sen. Joe Morrissey (D-Richmond), Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Weight limits on interstate highways. Memorializes the Virginia Congressional Delegation to support efforts to allow states to authorize higher weight limits for commercial motor vehicles carrying agricultural and forestry products on interstate highways. Read the Bill »


02/14/2013: Failed to Pass in Committee


12/27/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102800D
12/27/2012Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/15/2013Referred from Transportation
01/15/2013Referred to Committee on Rules
01/31/2013Reported from Rules (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2013Taken up
02/04/2013Engrossed by House
02/04/2013Agreed to by House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/04/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2013Reading waived
02/05/2013Referred to Committee on Rules
02/14/2013Passed by indefinitely in Rules


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 40 seconds.