Escort vehicle drivers; certification and regulation in State. (SB1284)

Introduced By

Sen. Steve Newman (R-Forest)


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


01/15/2013Presented and ordered printed 13103741D
01/15/2013Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/22/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1284)
01/23/2013Reported from Transportation (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/29/2013Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2013Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2013Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2013Placed on Calendar
02/05/2013Read first time
02/05/2013Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/07/2013Reported from Transportation (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2013Read second time
02/11/2013Read third time
02/11/2013Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1284ER)
02/13/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1284ER)
02/13/2013Signed by President
02/13/2013Signed by Speaker
03/16/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 477 (effective 1/1/14)
03/16/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0477)


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 3 minutes.