Highways, bridges, ferries, rail transportation, etc.; recodifying and revising laws. (HB311)

Introduced By

Del. Jim LeMunyon (R-Oak Hill)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Revision of Title 33.1.  Creates proposed Title 33.2 (Highways and Other Surface Transportation Systems) as a revision of existing Title 33.1 (Highways, Bridges and Ferries), as well as portions of Titles 15.2 (Counties, Cities and Towns), 56 (Public Service Companies), and 58.1 (Taxation). Proposed Title 33.2 consists of 32 chapters divided into four subtitles: Subtitle I (General Provisions and Transportation Entities); Subtitle II (Modes of Transportation: Highways, Bridges, Ferries, Rail, and Public Transportation); Subtitle III (Transportation Funding and Development); and Subtitle IV (Local and Regional Transportation). This bill organizes the laws in a more logical manner, removes obsolete and duplicative provisions, and improves the structure and clarity of statutes pertaining to highways, bridges, ferries, rail and public transportation, transportation funding, and local and regional transportation. This bill has a delayed effective date of October 1, 2014. This bill is a recommendation of the Virginia Code Commission. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/02/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100786D
01/02/2014Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/10/2014Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #1
01/29/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/30/2014Reported from Transportation (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2014Read first time
02/03/2014Read second time and engrossed
02/04/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/04/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2014Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/26/2014Reported from Transportation (14-Y 0-N)
02/28/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
03/03/2014Read third time
03/03/2014Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/17/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB311ER)
03/17/2014Signed by President
03/18/2014Signed by Speaker
04/07/2014Governor's recommendation received by House
04/22/2014Placed on Calendar
04/23/2014House concurred in Governor's recommendation (94-Y 0-N)
04/23/2014VOTE: ADOPTION (94-Y 0-N)
04/23/2014Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 0-N)
04/23/2014G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/23/2014Reenrolled bill text (HB311ER2)
04/23/2014Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/23/2014Signed by President as reenrolled
04/23/2014Enacted, Chapter 805 (effective 10/1/14)
04/23/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0805)


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 4 minutes.