Motor carrier size and weight limitations; with federal law. (SB1384)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson)

Progress

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

Description

Motor carrier size and weight limitations; compliance with federal law. Amends several size and weight provisions to comply with the federal Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act of 2015 (the FAST Act). The bill (i) allows automobile and watercraft carriers to backhaul general cargo; (ii) permits the commercial delivery of towaway trailers within limits prescribed by the FAST Act; (iii) increases the weight limits of certain emergency vehicles, natural gas vehicles, and emergency towing vehicles as required by the FAST Act; (iv) increases the weight at which a vehicle must be inspected at a permanent weighing station; (v) makes overweight permits available for tank vehicles hauling fluid milk; and (vi) permits contractors of a Medicaid Managed Care Organization to obtain a certificate of fitness as a nonemergency medical transportation carrier. Amends § 46.2-100, § 46.2-1114, § 46.2-1137, § 46.2-1139, § 46.2-1141, § 46.2-2000, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102157D
01/11/2017Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/25/2017Reported from Transportation with amendments (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2017Read second time
01/30/2017Reading of amendments waived
01/30/2017Committee amendments agreed to
01/30/2017Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1384E
01/30/2017Printed as engrossed 17102157D-E
01/31/2017Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1384E)
02/03/2017Placed on Calendar
02/03/2017Read first time
02/03/2017Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/07/2017Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #2
02/14/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-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 (SB1384ER)
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
02/24/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1384ER)
03/16/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 554 (effective 7/1/17)
03/16/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0554)

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 36 seconds.

Transcript

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

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