Amateur radio operators; use of flashing amber lights. (HB2453)

Introduced By

Rocky Holcomb (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Flashing amber lights; amateur radio operators. Permits vehicles used or operated by federally licensed amateur radio operators participating in emergency communications drills on behalf of federal, state, or local authorities or providing communications services to localities for public service events authorized by the Department of Transportation or the locality in Planning District 23 (Hampton Roads) where the event is being conducted to be equipped with flashing, blinking, or alternating amber lights. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/20/2017Presented and ordered printed 17104164D
01/20/2017Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/24/2017Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #1
01/30/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (6-Y 0-N)
02/02/2017Reported from Transportation with amendments (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2017Read first time
02/06/2017Read second time
02/06/2017Committee amendments agreed to
02/06/2017Engrossed by House as amended HB2453E
02/06/2017Printed as engrossed 17104164D-E
02/07/2017Read third time and passed House (91-Y 5-N)
02/07/2017VOTE: PASSAGE (91-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2017Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/15/2017Reported from Transportation (11-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2017Read third time
02/20/2017Passed Senate (22-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2453ER)
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
03/13/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 326 (effective 7/1/17)
03/13/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0326)