Littering & illegal dumping; if convicted, ordered to perform minimum of 10 hrs. community service. (SB1166)

Introduced By

Sen. Ralph Smith (R-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Littering and illegal dumping; community service. Provides that when a person is convicted of illegally dumping or disposing of garbage or refuse on public property or on private property without the permission of the owner, the court shall order a mandatory minimum of 10 hours of community service. Under current law, community service in litter abatement may be ordered in lieu of confinement in jail and is not mandatory. Amends § 33.1-346, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102620D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/16/2013Rereferred from Transportation (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2013Rereferred to Courts of Justice
01/30/2013Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2013Read second time
02/04/2013Passed by for the day
02/05/2013Read second time
02/05/2013Reading of amendment waived
02/05/2013Committee amendment agreed to
02/05/2013Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1166E
02/05/2013Printed as engrossed 13102620D-E
02/05/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2013Passed Senate (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2013Placed on Calendar
02/11/2013Read first time
02/11/2013Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/11/2013Assigned Transportation sub: #2
02/13/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)
02/14/2013Referred from Transportation
02/14/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/18/2013Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (16-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Committee substitute printed 13105349D-H1
02/19/2013Read second time
02/20/2013Read third time
02/20/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13105349D-H1
02/20/2013Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1166H1
02/20/2013Passed House with substitute (95-Y 0-N)
02/20/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013Title replaced 13105349D-H1
02/23/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1166ER)
02/23/2013Signed by President
02/23/2013Signed by Speaker
03/12/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 156 (effective 7/1/13)
03/12/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0156)
03/14/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1166ER)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 8 minutes.