Inoperable motor vehicles; City of Hopewell by ordinance may prohibit person from keeping. (HB701)

Introduced By

Del. Riley Ingram (R-Hopewell) with support from co-patron Sen. Roz Dance (D-Petersburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Inoperable motor vehicles. Adds the City of Hopewell to the list of localities that may by ordinance prohibit any person from keeping, except within a fully enclosed building or structure or otherwise shielded or screened from view, on any property zoned or used for residential purposes or on any property zoned for commercial or agricultural purposes, any motor vehicle, trailer, or semitrailer that is inoperable. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102082D
01/07/2014Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/14/2014Referred from Transportation
01/14/2014Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/22/2014Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #2
01/30/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (11-Y 0-N)
01/31/2014Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2014Read first time
02/04/2014Read second time and engrossed
02/05/2014Read third time and passed House (86-Y 9-N)
02/05/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (86-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2014Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/18/2014Reported from Local Government with amendment (11-Y 4-N)
02/20/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/2014Read third time
02/21/2014Reading of amendment waived
02/21/2014Committee amendment agreed to
02/21/2014Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/21/2014Passed Senate with amendment (28-Y 11-N)
02/24/2014Placed on Calendar
02/25/2014Senate amendment agreed to by House (85-Y 12-N)
02/25/2014VOTE: ADOPTION (85-Y 12-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB701ER)
02/27/2014Signed by Speaker
03/01/2014Signed by President
04/06/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 731 (effective 7/1/14)
04/06/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0731)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.