Handheld personal communications devices; prohibits use in highway work zones. (HB1525)

Introduced By

Del. David Yancey (R-Newport News)

Progress

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

Description

Use of handheld personal communications devices; highway work zones. Imposes a mandatory fine of $250 for using a handheld personal communications device for reading emails or texting while operating a motor vehicle in a highway work zone, defined in the bill, when workers are present. Amends § 46.2-1078.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/19/2018Committee
01/19/2018Presented and ordered printed 18105143D
01/19/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/30/2018Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
02/02/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)
02/05/2018Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2018Committee substitute printed 18106659D-H1
02/07/2018Read first time
02/08/2018Read second time
02/08/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18106659D-H1
02/08/2018Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1525H1
02/09/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE(99-Y 0-N)
02/09/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/09/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2018Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/14/2018Rereferred from Transportation (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2018Rereferred to Courts of Justice
02/20/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1525H1)
02/28/2018Reported from Courts of Justice (8-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2018Read third time
03/05/2018Passed Senate (29-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2018Enrolled
03/07/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1525ER)
03/07/2018Signed by Speaker
03/08/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1525ER)
03/09/2018Signed by President
03/15/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 15, 2018
03/15/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/30/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 606 (effective 7/1/18)
03/30/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0606)