Trespass towing; exempts Planning District 16 from certain requirements. (HB1349)

Introduced By

Del. Buddy Fowler (R-Ashland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Trespass towing. Exempts Planning District 16 (George Washington) from any requirement by a towing advisory board for written authorization, in addition to a written contract, in the event that a vehicle is being removed from private property. The bill requires that localities in Planning District 16 establish by ordinance (i) a hookup and initial towing fee of $135; (ii) an additional fee of $25 for towing at night, on weekends, or on a holiday; and (iii) that no fee pursuant to clause (ii) shall be charged more than twice for a tow. This bill is identical to SB 601. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2018Presented and ordered printed 18103887D
01/11/2018Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/19/2018Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #1
01/26/2018Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #2
02/01/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/06/2018Reported from Transportation (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2018Read first time
02/09/2018Read second time and engrossed
02/12/2018Read third time and passed House (73-Y 26-N)
02/12/2018VOTE: PASSAGE (73-Y 26-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/13/2018Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/21/2018Reported from Transportation (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2018Read third time
02/26/2018Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1349ER)
02/28/2018Signed by Speaker
03/03/2018Signed by President
03/06/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 6, 2018
03/06/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/23/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 411 (effective 7/1/18)
03/23/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0411)


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 44 seconds.