Electronic toll collection transponders; VDOT shall develop plan to eliminate maintenance fees. (SB156)

Introduced By

Sen. John Miller (D-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Electronic tolling facilities; fees. Requires VDOT or the toll facility operator at all-electronic toll facilities to either pay maintenance fees associated with E-ZPass transponders and attributed to residents living within a 50 mile radius or have the same fees for drivers with transponders as those without. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/31/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101011D
12/31/2013Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/22/2014Reported from Transportation with substitute (15-Y 0-N)
01/22/2014Committee substitute printed 14104332D-S1
01/24/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (34-Y 0-N)
01/27/2014Read second time
01/27/2014Reading of substitute waived
01/27/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14104332D-S1
01/27/2014Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB156S1
01/28/2014Passed by for the day
01/29/2014Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/07/2014Placed on Calendar
02/07/2014Read first time
02/07/2014Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/07/2014Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #1
02/19/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/25/2014Reported from Transportation (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2014Read second time
02/27/2014Read third time
02/27/2014Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/27/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2014Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB156ER)
03/03/2014Signed by Speaker
03/04/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB156ER)
03/06/2014Signed by President
04/04/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 614 (effective 7/1/14)
04/04/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0614)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.


Waldo Jaquith writes:

I don't understand "pay maintenance fees associated with E-ZPass transponders and attributed to residents living within a 50 mile radius." What's that about?