Golf carts and utility vehicles on public highways; equine events. (HB114)

Introduced By

Del. Michael Webert (R-Marshall) with support from co-patrons Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), and Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Golf carts and utility vehicles on public highways; equine events. Authorizes the use of golf carts and utility vehicles to cross a one-lane or two-lane highway from one portion to another of a venue hosting an equine event, provided that the crossing occurs on the same day as the equine event, occurs in a temporary traffic control zone with a speed limit of no more than 35 miles per hour, and is monitored and controlled by a uniformed law-enforcement officer. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/15/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100927D
12/15/2017Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/16/2018Assigned Transportation sub:
01/16/2018Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #3
01/24/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (8-Y 0-N)
01/30/2018Reported from Transportation with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2018Read first time
02/02/2018Read second time
02/02/2018Committee amendment agreed to
02/02/2018Engrossed by House as amended HB114E
02/02/2018Printed as engrossed 18100927D-E
02/05/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/05/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2018Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/14/2018Reported from Transportation (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2018Read third time
02/19/2018Passed Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB114ER)
02/21/2018Signed by Speaker
02/23/2018Signed by President
02/26/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 26, 2018
02/26/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 5, 2018
03/02/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 112 (effective 7/1/18)
03/02/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0112)