Natural gas vehicles; weight limit exception, allowance for Interstate highways. (HB341)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Taylor (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patrons Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville), and Del. Jackson Miller (R-Manassas)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Natural gas vehicles; weight limit exception. Allows vehicles fueled, wholly or partially, by natural gas to weigh up to 2,000 pounds more than the applicable weight limit. The bill requires the operator of the vehicle to be able to demonstrate that the vehicle uses natural gas. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/02/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102558D
01/02/2014Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/10/2014Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #2
01/21/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB341)
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB341)
01/27/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 1-N)
01/28/2014Reported from Transportation with amendment (19-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2014Read first time
01/30/2014Read second time
01/30/2014Committee amendment agreed to
01/30/2014Engrossed by House as amended HB341E
01/30/2014Printed as engrossed 14102558D-E
01/31/2014Read third time and passed House (90-Y 5-N)
01/31/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (90-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2014Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/05/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB341E)
02/12/2014Reported from Transportation (15-Y 0-N)
02/14/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N)
02/17/2014Read third time
02/17/2014Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/19/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB341ER)
02/19/2014Signed by Speaker
02/21/2014Signed by President
02/24/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB341ER)
03/03/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 64 (effective 7/1/14)
03/03/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0064)