HOT lanes; allows state or local law-enforcement vehicles, etc., to enter. (SB1204)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)


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 13101874D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/16/2013Reported from Transportation (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/22/2013Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Placed on Calendar
01/25/2013Read first time
01/25/2013Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/07/2013Reported from Transportation with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2013Read second time
02/11/2013Read third time
02/11/2013Committee amendment agreed to
02/11/2013Engrossed by House as amended SB1204
02/11/2013Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2013House amendment agreed to by Senate (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2013Emergency clause added
02/19/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1204ER)
02/19/2013Signed by Speaker
02/20/2013Signed by President
03/05/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 101 (effective 3/5/13)
03/05/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0101)


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 1 minute.