Commercial rest areas; prohibits a private entity from operating for commercial purposes. (HB1522)

Introduced By

Del. Riley Ingram (R-Hopewell)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Commercial rest areas. Prohibits a private entity from operating a rest area for commercial purposes without the approval of the General Assembly. The bill provides that the prohibition does not apply to any program or contract between a private entity and an agency or political subdivision of the Commonwealth authorized pursuant to federal law, regulation, or policy as of July 1, 2018. This bill is identical to SB 905. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/19/2018Presented and ordered printed 18104081D
01/19/2018Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/26/2018Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #3
01/31/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1522)
02/08/2018Reported from Transportation with amendment (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2018Read first time
02/12/2018Read second time
02/12/2018Committee amendment agreed to
02/12/2018Engrossed by House as amended HB1522E
02/12/2018Printed as engrossed 18104081D-E
02/13/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/13/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/2018Referred 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 (HB1522ER)
02/28/2018Signed by Speaker
03/01/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1522ER)
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
03/19/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 350 (effective 7/1/18)
03/19/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0350)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB905.