School buses; local school boards may display certain decals on rear or sides of buses. (SB899)

Introduced By

Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Bumper stickers on school buses. Requires local school divisions to place decals on the rear of school buses noting that the buses stop at railroad crossings. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/04/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13
01/04/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100593D
01/04/2013Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/09/2013Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/16/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB899)
01/24/2013Reported from Education and Health with amendment (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2013Read second time
01/28/2013Reading of amendment waived
01/28/2013Committee amendment agreed to
01/28/2013Engrossed by Senate as amended SB899E
01/28/2013Printed as engrossed 13100593D-E
01/29/2013Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2013Placed on Calendar
02/02/2013Read first time
02/02/2013Referred to Committee on Education
02/05/2013Assigned Education sub: Teachers and Admin. Action
02/14/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/18/2013Reported from Education (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Read second time
02/20/2013Read third time
02/20/2013Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/20/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB899ER)
02/23/2013Signed by President
02/23/2013Signed by Speaker
02/28/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB899ER)
03/25/2013Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/02/2013Placed on Calendar
04/03/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 778 (effective 7/1/13)
04/03/2013Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (37-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
04/03/2013House concurred in Governor's recommendation (97-Y 0-N)
04/03/2013VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/03/2013G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/03/2013Reenrolled bill text (SB899ER2)
04/03/2013Signed by President as reenrolled
04/03/2013Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/03/2013Enacted, Chapter 778 (effective 7/1/13)
04/03/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0778)


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 2 minutes.