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. 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.