Railroads; trespassing on property, signage required, penalties. (SB1416)

Introduced By

Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke)

Progress

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

Description

Railroads; trespassing; penalties. Provides that a person who goes upon a railroad trestle or railroad bridge or within a railroad tunnel or railway yard without the consent of the railroad company is guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor. The bill also requires railroad companies to post signs in conspicuous locations at railway yards and tunnels and certain railroad bridges and trestles stating the penalties for trespassing on railroad property. Amends § 18.2-159, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/23/2015: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee

History

DateAction
01/23/2015Presented and ordered printed 15103567D
01/23/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/02/2015Committee substitute printed to Web only 15104575D-S1
02/03/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1416)
02/04/2015Stricken at the request of Patron in Courts of Justice (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)