Forest products; establishes overweight permit for hauling, length limitations. (SB989)

Introduced By

Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake) with support from co-patron Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Overweight permits; forest products. Establishes an overweight permit for hauling forest products and provides for the weight limits and the fee of $130 for the permit. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15101009D
01/12/2015Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/25/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB989)
01/28/2015Reported from Transportation with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2015Read second time
02/02/2015Reading of amendment waived
02/02/2015Committee amendment agreed to
02/02/2015Engrossed by Senate as amended SB989E
02/02/2015Printed as engrossed 15101009D-E
02/03/2015Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2015Placed on Calendar
02/06/2015Read first time
02/06/2015Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/10/2015Reported from Transportation with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2015Read second time
02/12/2015Read third time
02/12/2015Committee amendment agreed to
02/12/2015Engrossed by House as amended
02/12/2015Passed House with amendment (96-Y 0-N 2-A)
02/12/2015VOTE: PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N 2-A) (see vote tally)
02/16/2015House amendment agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2015Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB989ER)
02/18/2015Signed by Speaker
02/20/2015Signed by President
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 40 (effective 7/1/15)
03/10/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0040)


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 1 minute.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2072.