Outdoor advertising; regulation by county governing bodies. (HB1594)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Outdoor advertising. Allows county governing bodies by ordinance to take over from the Commissioner of Highways the regulation of outdoor advertising within sight of state secondary highway system components. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100491D
01/08/2015Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/16/2015Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #1
01/22/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1594)
01/28/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
01/29/2015Reported from Transportation with substitute (19-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2015Committee substitute printed 15104425D-H1
01/30/2015Read first time
02/02/2015Read second time
02/02/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15104425D-H1
02/02/2015Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1594H1
02/03/2015Read third time and passed House (97-Y 0-N)
02/03/2015VOTE: PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2015Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/11/2015Reported from Transportation with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2015Read third time
02/16/2015Reading of amendment waived
02/16/2015Committee amendment agreed to
02/16/2015Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/16/2015Passed Senate with amendment (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2015Placed on Calendar
02/18/2015Senate amendment agreed to by House (92-Y 0-N)
02/18/2015VOTE: ADOPTION (92-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1594ER)
02/23/2015Signed by Speaker
02/24/2015Signed by President
02/25/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/25/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/25/15
02/25/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/06/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1594ER)
03/26/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 607 (effective 7/1/15)
03/26/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0607)


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