Flashing lights on motor vehicles; 'move over' law. (HB1344)

Introduced By

Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Flashing lights on motor vehicles; "move over" law. Specifies that vehicles of VDOT's Safety Service Patrol may be equipped with flashing, blinking, or alternating amber warning lights as allowed for other vehicles used for towing or servicing disabled vehicles. Virginia's "move over" law applies to such vehicles. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/01/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100286D
12/01/2014Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/16/2015Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #2
01/18/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1344)
01/19/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
01/20/2015Reported from Transportation with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2015Read first time
01/22/2015Read second time
01/22/2015Committee amendments agreed to
01/22/2015Engrossed by House as amended HB1344E
01/22/2015Printed as engrossed 15100286D-E
01/23/2015Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
01/23/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
01/26/2015Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/27/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/2015Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/11/2015Reported from Transportation (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2015Read third time
02/16/2015Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1344E)
02/19/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1344ER)
02/19/2015Signed by Speaker
02/20/2015Signed by President
02/22/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1344ER)
02/23/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/23/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/23/15
02/23/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/10/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 41 (effective 7/1/15)
03/10/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0041)


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 5 minutes.