Overweight permits; hauling Virginia-grown farm produce, validity. (HB1519)

Introduced By

Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Del. Les Adams (R-Chatham)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Overweight permits for hauling Virginia-grown farm produce; validity throughout the Commonwealth. Authorizes the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles to issue overweight permits for vehicles hauling Virginia-grown farm produce that are valid statewide. Under current law, such permits are valid only in Accomack and Northampton Counties. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/22/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101088D
12/22/2016Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/13/2017Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #1
01/29/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1519)
01/30/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)
02/02/2017Reported from Transportation with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2017Committee substitute printed 17105046D-H1
02/03/2017Read first time
02/06/2017Read second time
02/06/2017Committee substitute agreed to 17105046D-H1
02/06/2017Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1519H1
02/07/2017Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/07/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2017Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/15/2017Reported from Transportation (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1519H1)
02/20/2017Read third time
02/20/2017Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2017Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2017Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1519ER)
02/23/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1519ER)
02/23/2017Signed by Speaker
02/24/2017Signed by President
02/28/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/28/17
02/28/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/24/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 693 (effective 7/1/17)
03/24/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0693)


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 1 minute.