Motorcycles and autocycles; relating to brake lights. (HB1700)

Introduced By

Del. Tony Wilt (R-Harrisonburg) with support from co-patron Del. Joseph Yost (R-Blacksburg)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Lights on motorcycles and autocycles. Allows motorcycles and autocycles to display steady-burning lights of not more than six candlepower. These lights may be any color except white and blue. The bill also repeals the five-second maximum duration limit on increased brightness of motorcycle and autocycle brake lights when the vehicle's brakes are applied. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/12/2015Committee
01/12/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15101793D
01/12/2015Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/23/2015Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #2
02/02/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
02/03/2015Reported from Transportation with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2015Read first time
02/05/2015Read second time
02/05/2015Committee amendments agreed to
02/05/2015Engrossed by House as amended HB1700E
02/05/2015Printed as engrossed 15101793D-E
02/06/2015Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/06/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2015Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/18/2015Reported from Transportation (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2015Read third time
02/23/2015Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2015Enrolled
02/26/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1700ER)
02/26/2015Signed by Speaker
02/26/2015Signed by President
02/27/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/27/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/27/15
02/27/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/23/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 405 (effective 7/1/15)
03/23/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0405)