Flashing amber lights; vehicles used to collect and deliver packages. (SB1279)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville) with support from co-patron Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Flashing amber lights on vehicles. Allows vehicles used to collect and deliver packages weighing less than 150 pounds by a national package delivery company that delivers such packages in all 50 states to be equipped with flashing amber lights, provided that the amber lights are lit only when the vehicle is stopped and its operator is engaged in such collection and delivery. Amends § 46.2-1025, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/10/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102250D
01/10/2017Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/18/2017Reported from Transportation (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2017Read second time and engrossed
01/24/2017Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2017Placed on Calendar
01/31/2017Read first time
01/31/2017Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/07/2017Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #1
02/13/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/16/2017Reported from Transportation (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2017Read second time
02/20/2017Read third time
02/20/2017Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/20/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2017Enrolled
02/22/2017Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1279ER)
02/22/2017Signed by President
02/22/2017Signed by Speaker
02/23/2017Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/23/17
02/23/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/13/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 333 (effective 7/1/17)
03/13/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0333)

Video

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 48 seconds.

Transcript

This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.

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